Corporate Legal Secretary

  • Location
    Edinburgh, City Of Edinburgh
  • Category
    Office and Secretarial - Secretary
  • Contract Type
  • Industry
  • External Reference
  • Salary
    25000 £ - 30000 £ / Year

Office Angels are currently recruiting on behalf of our client for a Corporate Secretary. This is a Full-Time role, located within Edinburgh City Centre. The office hours are Monday - Friday, 09:00AM-17:00PM. Salary £25,000 - £30,0000 per annum plus benefits.

Job Description:

The successful candidate will act as a key member of the team, ideally they will have a legal secretarial background or be a highly experienced secretary with good knowledge of legal processes.

Your main task will be to provide secretarial and administrative support to the partners and solicitors this busy corporate group.

Excellent knowledge of Microsoft packages will be required as they will have responsibility for a range of administrative duties.

General Responsibilities & Duties:

  • Keeping the group tidy and organised.

  • Document formatting, automatic numbering and cross referencing.

  • Ensuring client take-on and money laundering procedures are adhered to.

  • Managing the file opening process and checking that all paperwork is in order for new clients and filed correctly.

  • Closing files.

  • Ensuring the feeing process is streamlined and organised.

  • Assisting with file reviews.

  • Issuing monthly outstanding fee and WIP reports to partners and fee earners

  • Typing up legal documents and dictation.

  • Helping with bible production, scanning and mailing.

  • Fielding calls and arranging follow up as required.

  • Scanning and filing to Lawsoft.

  • Keeping client contact details up to date on Lawsoft.

  • Production of tender documents.

  • Power point presentations and administration for seminars and marketing initiatives.

  • Arranging travel and accommodation via Traveleads.

  • Document management and storage.

  • Arranging and setting up conference calls.

  • Diary management.

  • Providing cover for secretarial holidays and flexi days.

  • Providing cover for reception when required.

  • Helping out with secretarial and administrative tasks for other groups when required.

Experience, Skills, Attributes Required:

  • Legal Secretarial experience preferred or a highly experienced Secretary with excellent knowledge of legal processes.

  • Excellent Microsoft package knowledge and secretarial skills essential

  • Strong organisational skills.

  • You will have a strong focus on client service and a desire to deliver the best at all times.

  • You will be able to interact with people at all levels and have a friendly and approachable manner.

  • Essential to this role is a positive 'can-do' attitude towards technology coupled with excellent word processing skills, including document formatting, automatic numbering and cross referencing.

  • This is a friendly and lively team and this is an excellent opportunity for someone looking for a new challenge.

Whilst we'd love to get back to every applicant personally, it isn't always possible and sadly we cannot provide individual feedback.

If you are interested in this role and wish to be considered please click apply!

This vacancy is being advertised on behalf of Office Angels who are operating as an employment agency. Office Angels are an equal opportunities employer.

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