Legal Secretary

Posted on Jan 17, 2019 by Anonymous

Northampton, Northamptonshire United Kingdom
Legal
Immediate Start
£23k - £23k Annual
Full-Time
Legal Secretary

Northampton

Salary: Up to £23,000

Hours of Work: 9.00am - 5.00pm, Monday to Friday

JOB PURPOSE

To provide an efficient secretarial service to various solicitors within a highly successful law practice in Northampton.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

1 To deliver practical services of outstanding quality that are focused on the Client's needs.

1 Type letters to banks, clients, companies, solicitors and the courts, taking care to check and proof read carefully

1 Under the supervision of a fee-earner, compose straightforward letters.

1 Type/complete legal documents and forms from the department's precedent bank and complete routine searches under supervision.

1 Answer the telephone in a professional manner, put calls through to the fee-earner quickly and efficiently and take accurate messages when the fee-earner is engaged or absent

1 Perform accounts related duties, e.g. complete new client/matter forms, calculate and type bills, organise paperwork for raising cheques and expenses, request computer printouts.

1 General and routine office duties, such as, photocopying and filing, etc.

1 To be trained on reception and cover as and when required.

1 To undertake any other reasonable duties as required.

Skills / Experience

2 years Legal experience.

Audio-typing experience.

Qualifications / Education

Good educational background

Quick, accurate typist

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, it is not always possible to get back to you within 24 hours. However, your application will be reviewed by a Consultant as quickly as possible and if you are shortlisted we will aim to call you within two working days.

If you do not receive a call please do not be despondent. Typically only one candidate can be successful per role! Please apply for any future roles in the same way. Good luck

Reference: 619616450

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