We have a fantastic opportunity for a Legal Secretary seeking a new challenge with an award winning law firm.
To assist and support a busy Solicitor with secretarial and administrative duties.
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.
A successful applicant would need to demonstrate the following attributes:
•Previous experience of working as a legal secretary in a busy conveyancing team;
•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
You will be based at our Ashford office, working in a friendly team.