Job Title
Legal Secretary (CS005457)
Salary
£21,000 - £23,000 pa
Location
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire.
Start Date
ASAP
Reference
CS005457
Benefits
  • 20 days holiday plus Bank Holidays
  • 8:45am-5.00pm (1 hour lunch)
Contact
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Specifications: 

This is a full time, permanent position.

Our client, a busy local law firm near the centre of High Wycombe, is offering an exciting and challenging opportunity for a Legal Secretary to provide full secretarial support to the Senior Partner. Responsible for helping deliver an excellent standard of service to the firm’s clients, previous secretarial experience and an excellent eye for detail is key for this role.

Key Duties:

  • Produce accurate documents, forms and correspondence by means of copy and/or audio typing ensuring that the firm’s templates and style guidelines are adhered to when relevant
  • Deal with clients on the telephone, in person or by email in a friendly and efficient manner and according to the firm’s policies and guidelines
  • Maintain the Fee Earner’s filing system, including the closing of completed files
  • Prepare outgoing post for delivery to Reception within the allotted timescales
  • Attend team meetings and internal training events as and when required
  • Carry out online searches, applications and online legal processes required by the Fee Earner
  • Maintain the Fee Earner’s diary and appointments
  • Assist the Fee Earner by all means necessary to run matters in an efficient and timely manner
  • Provide refreshments for clients and fee earners when requested
  • Cover breaks and some absences for Reception staff when required
Special Requirements: 
  • Previous experience in a senior secretarial role
  • Proficient in MS Office
  • Organised and efficient
  • Accurate typing
  • Audio dictation
  • Flexibility
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Relevant knowledge of legal processes