Legal Secretary Litigation

Job Description

Legal Secretary : Litigation

An established law firm, with multiple offices across Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire, are seeking an experienced legal secretary in the Family and Dispute Resolution. You will be supporting a senior General Litigation Solicitor and the Head of Department who manages the whole Family and Dispute Resolution work.

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Legal Secretary : Litigation

An established law firm, with multiple offices across Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire, are seeking an experienced legal secretary in the Family and Dispute Resolution. You will be supporting a senior General Litigation Solicitor and the Head of Department who manages the whole Family and Dispute Resolution work.

Duties will include

  • Efficient and accurate documentation creation, amending and formatting together with audio and copy typing
  • Full use of Proclaim Case Management system for processing, recording and storing case work.
  • Volume typing and word processing
  • Supporting the team by assisting in any overflow or outstanding secretarial work by checking Big Hand software
  • Casefile maintenance to include opening closing files
  • Dealing with telephone calls, queries, new instructions
  • Diary and document preparation for complaints and claims
  • Casefile compliance forms and procedures
  • Reviewing casefiles and assessing deadlines
  • Preparing documents for counsel and clients

Skills and Experience

  • Three years` legal secretarial experience
  • Knowledge of Proclaim Case Management System
  • Self disciplined and able to work on own or as part of a team
  • Maintain case files in a manner appropriate to the work being done and the requirements of the SRA and Lexcel standards
  • Be able to demonstrate ability to work under pressure and to achieve dead lines
  • Have good communication skills and examples of effective communication
  • Excellent time management skills to deal with demanding work load
  • Have a degree of flexibility both to the role and the hours of working
  • Be an active contributor to Teamwork

Job Description

Legal Secretary : Litigation

An established law firm, with multiple offices across Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire, are seeking an experienced legal secretary in the Family and Dispute Resolution. You will be supporting a senior General Litigation Solicitor and the Head of Department who manages the whole Family and Dispute Resolution work.

Duties will include

  • Efficient and accurate documentation creation, amending and formatting together with audio and copy typing
  • Full use of Proclaim Case Management system for processing, recording and storing case work.
  • Volume typing and word processing
  • Supporting the team by assisting in any overflow or outstanding secretarial work by checking Big Hand software
  • Casefile maintenance to include opening closing files
  • Dealing with telephone calls, queries, new instructions
  • Diary and document preparation for complaints and claims
  • Casefile compliance forms and procedures
  • Reviewing casefiles and assessing deadlines
  • Preparing documents for counsel and clients

Skills and Experience

  • Three years` legal secretarial experience
  • Knowledge of Proclaim Case Management System
  • Self disciplined and able to work on own or as part of a team
  • Maintain case files in a manner appropriate to the work being done and the requirements of the SRA and Lexcel standards
  • Be able to demonstrate ability to work under pressure and to achieve dead lines
  • Have good communication skills and examples of effective communication
  • Excellent time management skills to deal with demanding work load
  • Have a degree of flexibility both to the role and the hours of working
  • Be an active contributor to Teamwork

Job Summary

Location: Stevenage
Contract Type: Permanent
Sector: Law
Division: Legal Support
Date: 11th March 2019

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Job Summary

Location: Stevenage
Contract Type: Permanent
Sector: Law
Division: Legal Support
11th March 2019

Apply now

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