Private Client Legal Secretary

Job Description

Well established, law firm with offices across Surrey and London are seeking a Legal Secretary/ PA to join their busy Private Client department. This role will be to assist the fee earners in their day to day work by providing support and an efficient secretarial and administrative service within the…

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Well established, law firm with offices across Surrey and London are seeking a Legal Secretary/ PA to join their busy Private Client department. This role will be to assist the fee earners in their day to day work by providing support and an efficient secretarial and administrative service within the Private client department.

The Private Client team deals with a range of areas including:

  • Will drafting
  • Probate/Estate administration
  • Set up and administration of Trusts
  • Powers of Attorney
  • Court of Protection/Deputyship

Duties:

  • Providing full secretarial support including using a digital dictation system to produce correspondence and other documentation related to Private Client matters.
  • Maintenance of comprehensive and accurate client admin files.
  • Drafting of basic Wills, LPAs and Court of Protection applications.
  • Completion of forms relating to tax i.e. Inheritance Tax.
  • Production of attendance notes.
  • Support fee earners in marketing activities.
  • General team administration including photocopying, faxing, filing and scanning.
  • Meeting and greeting clients.
  • Handling telephone enquiries and directing accordingly.
  • Arranging meeting room bookings/travel arrangements.

Desired skills and experience:

  • At least 2 years Legal Secretary/ PA experience within Private Client.
  • CILEX Legal Secretarial Diploma would be an advantage.
  • Fast, accurate typing ability, ideally using digital audio systems.
  • IT literate – Microsoft Word / Excel / Outlook / Digital Audio software / Case Management.

What they offer:

  • Full time in the office – Monday – Friday.
  • Competitive Holiday plus bank holidays.
  • Private medical cover.
  • Pension scheme.
  • Salary depending on experience up £25,000 - £30,000

Job Description

Well established, law firm with offices across Surrey and London are seeking a Legal Secretary/ PA to join their busy Private Client department. This role will be to assist the fee earners in their day to day work by providing support and an efficient secretarial and administrative service within the Private client department.

The Private Client team deals with a range of areas including:

  • Will drafting
  • Probate/Estate administration
  • Set up and administration of Trusts
  • Powers of Attorney
  • Court of Protection/Deputyship

Duties:

  • Providing full secretarial support including using a digital dictation system to produce correspondence and other documentation related to Private Client matters.
  • Maintenance of comprehensive and accurate client admin files.
  • Drafting of basic Wills, LPAs and Court of Protection applications.
  • Completion of forms relating to tax i.e. Inheritance Tax.
  • Production of attendance notes.
  • Support fee earners in marketing activities.
  • General team administration including photocopying, faxing, filing and scanning.
  • Meeting and greeting clients.
  • Handling telephone enquiries and directing accordingly.
  • Arranging meeting room bookings/travel arrangements.

Desired skills and experience:

  • At least 2 years Legal Secretary/ PA experience within Private Client.
  • CILEX Legal Secretarial Diploma would be an advantage.
  • Fast, accurate typing ability, ideally using digital audio systems.
  • IT literate – Microsoft Word / Excel / Outlook / Digital Audio software / Case Management.

What they offer:

  • Full time in the office – Monday – Friday.
  • Competitive Holiday plus bank holidays.
  • Private medical cover.
  • Pension scheme.
  • Salary depending on experience up £25,000 - £30,000

Job Summary

Location: Reigate
Salary: £25000 - £30000 Per Annum
Contract Type: Permanent
Sector: Law
Division: Legal Support
Specialism: Private Client
2nd February 2024

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Job Summary

Location: Reigate
Salary: £25000 - £30000 Per Annum
Contract Type: Permanent
Sector: Law
Division: Legal Support
Specialism: Private Client
2nd February 2024

Apply now

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