Legal Secretary

Recruiter
Anonymous
Location
Lancashire
Salary
18000.00 - 21000.00 GBP Annual
Posted
01 Nov 2019
Closes
29 Nov 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
My client are currently looking for a Legal Secretary to join their team on a full-time permanent basis.

The successful candidate will possess strong Legal Secretarial skills, pay attention to detail, produce a high quality standard of work, excellent typing skills as well as IT skills. You will also have the ability to work individually as well as part of a team and be able to work to deadlines in an efficient manner.

Responsibilities:

Answering calls and taking detailed messages from clients
Prepare and collate meeting documentation
Audio typing of documents
To prepare correspondence and documents through audio-typing and word processing
To prepare mail and enclosures for dispatch

To attend to clients both in person and on the telephone and to provide such support in a professional and friendly manner in keeping with the firm's standards for client care
Opening and closing client files in accordance with standard procedures
Maintain diaries and making appointments
Responding to internal and external telephone enquiries in a professional manner, acting as a filter to manage and control call
Creating, editing, amending and storing of correspondence and documents in the appropriate electronic file
Liaising with clients and professionals
Typing up dictation as well as editing, proofing and formatting documents
Filing and keeping the records up to date
Coordination of meetings, to include the consideration of and responsibility for ensuring all necessary arrangements are made and that they attend meetings on time and with the appropriate documents/presentationsRequirement:

Strong Legal Secretary experience is a necessity
Advanced knowledge of MS Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint
Excellent communication and organisational skills
Ability to work alone and as part of a team
A high attention to detail to produce work of a high accurate standard
Ability to work well under pressure
Fast and accurate typing speed
Committed and reliable
Strong verbal and written communication skills

Cordant Group is an equal opportunities employer