Legal Secretary - Private Client

Legal Secretary - Private Client


Permanent, Office based


£25,000 upwards


Kingston Upon Thames


Hours: Monday to Friday, 9am to 5.30pm with flexibility


Start date: Asap!


Overview:


A fantastic opportunity for a Legal Secretary to join an established Law firm, working for their Private Client department, based in the busy and beautiful town of Kingston Upon Thames.


You will join a small & busy team and ideally have private client practice experience. The team is made up of three Solicitors, presently supported by 1 secretary.


Suitable candidates will enjoy working in a fast-paced environment will be expected to fully support the department.


Sounds interesting?…other daily duties include:



  • Use Word for document production using audio digital dictation

  • Manage emails and electronic diary through Outlook

  • Use the firm's Case Management system and store all documents/correspondence relating to a matter in that Case Management system

  • Liaise with clients and also others with whom we are in contact during the course of a matter

  • Populating forms that are required in each department using the Oyez system

  • Undertaking all filing daily to ensure that files are kept up to date

  • Prioritising your workload

  • Following firm's procedures including Accounts procedures that are adopted by the firm

  • Able to organise your work and tasks efficiently to ensure maximum output and accuracy.

  • Covering reception when required.


To be successful in this role you'll have:



  • Experience of working as a Legal Secretary, ideally within private client practice area

  • Good keyboard skills - approximate typing speed expected 65 wpm

  • Capable of working within a fast paced environment

  • Good communication skills

  • Good organisation skills


If this is for you then you should apply today! If you know someone else who may be suitable, please pass on their details or ask them to apply!


Click on the apply button or call me, Katie Sandford for more information on the role on 0208 542 6688.


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