PART TIME LEGAL SECRETARY REQUIRED – £7.50 per hour
We are looking for a temporary part-time legal secretary to start immediately for a period of 3 months. A permanent position may become available for the right candidate.
Key Responsibilities and Duties include:
Word processing / typing and collating correspondence and other documents from audio dictation, amending and formatting documents quickly and accurately
Day to day typing of letters, memoranda, bills, file notes, etc.
Taking messages accurately and passing to appropriate person(s)
Keep information confidential
Creating and amending legal documents
Maintaining diary systems for one fee earner, arranging booking meetings
Maintain an effective filing system and case management system
Receiving and sorting incoming mail where required
Other ad hoc duties as and when required
Scheduling files for archiving and retrieval of files from storage
Ensuring compliance with quality standards and the firm’s policies in general
Other support services including taking minutes of meetings and initiating and replying to correspondence on routine matters
Person Specification – experience and attributes required:
Previous legal secretary experience, including billing, is preferred but not essential
Good secretarial skills, such as an eye for detail
Enjoy working in a busy environment
Have excellent / fast and accurate typing skills
A spirit of co-operation and a positive and proactive ‘can do’ attitude
Excellent English verbal and written communication skills are essential including the ability to relate to people at all levels
Good at spelling and grammar
Ability to effectively prioritise, excellent organisation and administrative ability
Ability to use initiative and to work well under pressure / to deadlines
High proficiency in all Microsoft office packages is a must together with use of House Styles.
A willingness and capability to serve client needs and handle client relations at the highest level.
Professional telephone manner and the ability to take messages effectively and efficiently
Ability to multi-task
Commitment to the success of the firm
Personable, but highly professional
Please forward enquiries and your CV to Danielle Shawcross by email: firstname.lastname@example.org