Private Client Secretary

  • Location
    Maidstone, Kent
  • Category
    Legal - Legal Secretary
  • Contract Type
    Permanent
  • Salary
    £ 23500 - £ 24800 / Year
  • OrganizationType
    Office

Office Angels are so excited to be recruiting for a Private Client Secretary based in Maidstone. Working for a well-established, friendly but hard-working solicitor, this role is ideal for delivering quality and value to clients through continuous innovation, robust management practice and a commitment to excellence.



Job Title: Private client Secretary


Location: Maidstone


Salary: £23,500-£24,800


Hours: Monday-Friday - 35 hours per week



Benefits:




  • Up to 26 days annual leave



  • Free on-site parking

  • Pension

  • Private Medical Insurance

  • Life Insurance

  • Discretionary bonus scheme

  • Staff discounts

  • Regular work social events


The role:



The role would suit an enthusiastic individual who can demonstrate they are a team player who is willing to be flexible to meet the needs of this highly successful team. You must be organised and able to manage/prioritise your daily workload effectively to ensure you are supporting the fee earners in delivering excellent client service. To do so, you will need to be able to consistently follow procedure and have a keen eye for detail to ensure a high standard of work is delivered. You will also need to be comfortable working under pressure and be able to use your initiative when required.



As the Graduate Administrator your key responsibilities would include:




  • Preparing correspondence and other written communications, word processing and typing from manuscript or audio dictation.

  • Ensuring all files are kept up-to-date and that filling is done regularly.

  • Undertaking file opening and closing activites

  • Ensuring regular arching of files

  • Liaising with clients in person, by telephone and email including taking messaged.

  • Arranging appointments and booking rooms for meetings.

  • Maintaining accurate. Individual time records using CMS in accordance with the firms procedures.

  • Attending team, partnership, and training meetings as required.

  • Assisting with holiday cover both within the team and, if necessary,to other teams and departments.

  • Assist and support all members of the team.

  • Undertaking any other reasonable tasks, duties, or requests as and when required by them team or the wider partnership.



We'd love to speak to candidates with the following skills:



  • Great administration and communication skills

  • Organised and able to manage/prioritise your daily workload effectively to ensure you are supporting the fee earners in delivering excellent client service.

  • An enthusiastic individual who can demonstrate they are a team player who is willing to be flexible to meet the needs of this highly successful team.

  • Consistently follow procedure and have a keen eye for detail to ensure a high standard of work is delivered.

  • Comfortable working under pressure and be able to use your initiative when required.


Next steps:


If this sounds like an ideal position for you and you have the experience outlined above, then please apply today.



Please note if your skills match the requirements for the job then you will receive an e-mail from us (remember to check your junk mail). If you do, please call us on 01622 769696 ASAP or within 24 hours to discuss the position in further detail with Sherrie (Permanent Consultant).


We look forward to receiving your application.


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To speak to a recruitment expert please contact Sherrie Price