Private Client Legal Secretary
Posted on Dec 12, 2018 by Anonymous
Are you looking to join a law firm that places great emphasis on career progression and employee loyalty?
Would you enjoy a role that has fast-paced and ever-shifting priorities?
We have a fantastic permanent opportunity for an ambitious Private Client Legal Secretary to join this dynamic and forward-thinking law firm based in beautiful Worcester offices.
Diligent in all that you do, you will undertake daily tasks such as producing documents to a high professional standard, and assisting with billing on a monthly basis, whilst also helping with any other financial administration as required by the team. Receiving and diverting inbound calls, assisting with diary management, processing incoming and outgoing post and handling ad hoc administrative tasks such as photocopying, scanning and archiving are all key parts of this varied opportunity.
As a Legal Secretary in the Private Client department, you will provide essential and effective administrative and secretarial support to a dynamic team of fee earners, assisting them with whatever they may need. You will help with the processing of land registry documents and any other legal forms, and assist with the preparing and issuing of contract packs for solicitors on a regular basis. On a day to day basis you will also interact with clients over the phone and email in a friendly and polite manner, answering any queries they may have regarding the process of conveyancing. You must have outstanding typing skills, as you will be audio-typing large volumes of documents and bills via digital dictation.
For this role, you will need previous conveyancing experience, ideally within a real estate or property team in a legal practice. You will have excellent typing and IT skills, including Microsoft Excel, Word and ideally PowerPoint. A high degree of initiative and determination is essential, along with a "roll your sleeves up" attitude in all that you do, as there will be the occasion where you are asked to cover reception duties. You will be comfortable with digital dictation, and happy in a role that requires a high volume of document production.
In return, you will receive a fantastic salary and benefits package, as well as the chance to develop your career within this forward-thinking law firm in Worcester that truly values its employees.
SimkissGuy Recruitment is acting as a recruitment agency for the purpose of this vacancy. By sending your CV to us, you hereby consent for is to contact you in relation to recruitment. We are an equal opportunities employer who welcomes applications from all. We will be in touch within 3 working days if we would like to discuss your CV and experience further. If you do not hear from us within that time then you have unfortunately been unsuccessful in your application for this particular vacancy. We would welcome further applications from you for roles that may be more suited to your skills and experience