Family Legal Secretary - Sittingbourne

Posted on Jan 21, 2019 by Anonymous

Sittingbourne, Kent United Kingdom
Legal
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time
We have a fantastic opportunity for a Family Legal Secretary seeking a new challenge with an award-winning law firm.

Purpose

To assist and support a busy Solicitor with secretarial and administrative duties.

Job Description

The role includes but is not limited to the following:

* Audio and copy typing all correspondence to include letters, legal forms and quotes;

* Answering the telephone in a polite and efficient manner;

* Providing clients with updates;

* Using the firm's integrated case management system (Proclaim), for the effective processing, delivery and storage of information;

* Carrying out administrative duties such as photocopying and updating client details;

* Filing correspondence and ensuring files are kept up to date;

* Arranging appointments and dealing with clients;

* Working as part of a team with other secretaries and assistants, and helping other teams with administrative tasks and telephone cover when required; and

* Ensuring the confidentiality and security of the firm's and clients' documentation and information and compliance with the General Data Protection Regulations at all times.

The Candidate

A successful applicant would need to demonstrate the following attributes:

* Previous experience of working as a legal secretary in a busy family department;

* Excellent technical skills which include a fast and accurate typing speed (a legal secretarial qualification is desirable);

* Excellent communication skills and ability to adhere to the excellent client care standards set by the firm;

* Friendly, approachable and enthusiastic;

* Professional and confident telephone manner;

* Detailed and accurate in written and verbal communication;

* Excellent people skills and ability to project a positive image for the firm;

* Organised and able to prioritise, working on multiple tasks at one time, ensuring deadlines are met; and

* IT competency

You will be based at our Sittingbourne office, working in a friendly team.

Excellent salary and benefits.

RENATO RECRUITMENT ARE ACTING AS AN EMPLOYMENT AGENCY FOR THIS FULL TIME, PERMANENT ROLE

Reference: 620370358

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