Legal Secretary

Job Description

Legal Secretary – Family/Private Client

£25,000 - £28,000

Fleet, Hampshire

Well established and highly recommended law firm with office across Surrey and London are seeking to hire a Legal Secretary to join our Family department and the Private Client department

This role will be to assist fee earners in their day-to-day work by providing…

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Legal Secretary – Family/Private Client

£25,000 - £28,000

Fleet, Hampshire

Well established and highly recommended law firm with office across Surrey and London are seeking to hire a Legal Secretary to join our Family department and the Private Client department

This role will be to assist fee earners in their day-to-day work by providing support and an efficient secretarial and administrative service to fee earners within the High Net Worth Family and Private Client department:

  • Providing full secretarial support including using a digital dictation system to produce correspondence and other documentation related to legal transactions.
  • Taking basic instructions from clients.
  • Drafting client letters, emails and other documents as required.
  • General team administration including photocopying, faxing, filing and scanning.
  • Meeting and greeting clients.
  • Handling telephone enquiries and directing accordingly.
  • E-filing court proceedings, preparing bundles for hearing and assisting with preparation of documents counsel.
  • Assist the fee earner with billing.

Desired skills and experience:

  • Legal Secretary experience essential.
  • Either experience working within a family team or a private client team is essential.
  • Fast, accurate typing ability, ideally using digital audio systems.
  • Experience of using case management system.
  • IT literate – Microsoft Word / Excel / Outlook / Digital Audio software / Case Management.

In return an excellent package is on offer; a salary of £25,000 - £28,000 nearby free residential parking, 20 days annual leave (increasing 1 day per year up to 23 days), Life Assurance 2x, Cycle Scheme, Eye-care Voucher scheme, discount shopping scheme, Childcare Vouchers, Fully funded social committee with events through-out the year including a Christmas and Summer Party, Pension matched up to 3%.

Hours of work are Monday-Friday 9am – 5.30pm.

Job Description

Legal Secretary – Family/Private Client

£25,000 - £28,000

Fleet, Hampshire

Well established and highly recommended law firm with office across Surrey and London are seeking to hire a Legal Secretary to join our Family department and the Private Client department

This role will be to assist fee earners in their day-to-day work by providing support and an efficient secretarial and administrative service to fee earners within the High Net Worth Family and Private Client department:

  • Providing full secretarial support including using a digital dictation system to produce correspondence and other documentation related to legal transactions.
  • Taking basic instructions from clients.
  • Drafting client letters, emails and other documents as required.
  • General team administration including photocopying, faxing, filing and scanning.
  • Meeting and greeting clients.
  • Handling telephone enquiries and directing accordingly.
  • E-filing court proceedings, preparing bundles for hearing and assisting with preparation of documents counsel.
  • Assist the fee earner with billing.

Desired skills and experience:

  • Legal Secretary experience essential.
  • Either experience working within a family team or a private client team is essential.
  • Fast, accurate typing ability, ideally using digital audio systems.
  • Experience of using case management system.
  • IT literate – Microsoft Word / Excel / Outlook / Digital Audio software / Case Management.

In return an excellent package is on offer; a salary of £25,000 - £28,000 nearby free residential parking, 20 days annual leave (increasing 1 day per year up to 23 days), Life Assurance 2x, Cycle Scheme, Eye-care Voucher scheme, discount shopping scheme, Childcare Vouchers, Fully funded social committee with events through-out the year including a Christmas and Summer Party, Pension matched up to 3%.

Hours of work are Monday-Friday 9am – 5.30pm.

Job Summary

Location: Fleet
Salary: £25000 - £28000 Per Annum
Contract Type: Permanent
Sector: Law
Division: Legal Support
Date: 8th January 2021

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Job Summary

Location: Fleet
Salary: £25000 - £28000 Per Annum
Contract Type: Permanent
Sector: Law
Division: Legal Support
8th January 2021

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