Legal Secretary - Wills + Probate

  • Location
    Derby, Derbyshire
  • Category
    Legal - Legal Secretary
  • Contract Type
    Permanent
  • External Reference
    LEGAL
  • Salary
    18000 £ - 19000 £ / Year

We have an exciting opportunity for a Wills & Probate Secretary to join an established company based in Derby. To be successful in this role you should have previous legal experience


As a Wills & Probate Secretary you should be able to take initiative whilst working in an efficient and approachable manner.


As a Wills & Probate Secretary your main responsibilities will be;



  • To support a senior fee-earner in a busy department

  • Working with the case management system

  • To prepare correspondence and documents through audio-typing and word processing.

  • To administer filing which will include daily filing and the opening, closing, storage and retrieval of client files in accordance with the detailed procedures contained in the office manual

  • Preparing mail and enclosures for dispatch.

  • To make appointments, arranging meetings and maintaining an up to date diary for the fee earner.

  • Attending to clients person and on the telephone to provide support in a professional manner

  • To ensure the confidentiality of the Firm's and clients' documentation and information.


To be successful as a Wills & Probate Secretary you will;



  • Have expertise within Wills & Probate / Private Client field

  • Be highly organised and work to tight deadlines

  • Be a team player

  • Ensure tidy file management at all times

  • Audio type with a speed in excess of 65 wpm

  • Have an excellent telephone manner and communication skills


Relevant qualifications are advantageous.


Benefits once appointed as the Wills & Probate Legal Secretary include; pension, 28 days holiday and Christmas break.


Whilst we'd love to get back to every applicant who applies for the Wills & Probate Secretary it isn't always possible. So, if you haven't heard from us within 5 days, please note that your application has not been successful on this occasion.



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