Legal Secretary(Family)

5 days left

Recruiter
Grafton Nicholls Ltd
Location
Shropshire
Salary
Competitive
Posted
29 Sep 2017
Closes
27 Oct 2017
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent

A Family Legal Secretary is required for an exciting permanent opportunity with a Legal 500 firm based in Telford.

The successful applicant will work within the family department supporting the fee earners in the work they do on behalf of the Firm's clients, ensuring continuity of service and client care.

You will be responsible for the following duties:

Supporting the Department in the management of the secretarial workload, and ensuring department priorities are met.

Supporting all fee earners within the department in the production of files by typing dictated work as directed.

Supporting fee earners in the maintenance of files by effective file management.

Assisting fee earners in dealing with file related queries either face to face or by telephone.

Ensuring internal and external clients are dealt with efficiently and that appropriate legal matters are raised with the fee earner within the context of the Client Charter.

Assisting in general office administration and in the locating of files when necessary.

Answering all external and internal telephone calls efficiently and politely and take messages, as necessary.

Ensuring that all compliance matters, internal methods, systems, policies and procedures are adhered to.

You will ideally have a minimum of 2 years' relevant experience together with practical experience of audio typing and handling client enquiries.

In return, you will an attractive salary and benefits package is on offer together with excellent career progression opportunities.