Private Client Legal Secretary - Worcester - up to £21,000 Benefits

Recruiter
TSR LEGAL
Location
Pirton
Salary
£17,000 per annum
Posted
11 Oct 2017
Closes
15 Nov 2017
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Full Time

Our award winning Client, due to recent growth and success within the department, are now seeking an experienced Legal Secretary to join their Worcester office.

Skills and experience

  • Experience of working as a Legal Secretary, preferably within a Private Client team.
  • Competent touch typist.
  • Competent audio typist.
  • IT literate with experience of the Microsoft Office suite of applications e.g. Word, Excel and Outlook (SOS case management system desirable).
  • Excellent telephone manner and experience of dealing with clients.
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Effective communication skills.

The role will involve:

  • To undertake all work of a secretarial nature as may be requested by any fee earner including typing, photocopying, making and taking phone calls.
  • To undertake such work as may be delegated by your Fee Earner or Partner in relation to client matters or any administrative duties that may be required.
  • To take and record accurately any message and pass the same on to the appropriate person without delay
  • To make appointments and maintain up to date diary entries.
  • To assist with file management and ensure consistent reviews of files.
  • To ensure accurate time recording of all work undertaken by your fee earner.
  • To assist your Fee Earner or Partner in prioritising the client matter and when appropriate advise the client and others of the progress of the matter.
  • Attending clients and others when appropriate on behalf of the Fee Earner or Partner. Taking accurate instructions for your fee earner's attention.
  • To deal with filing, storage and retrieval of client's papers and files, opening and closing of files, storage of deeds and other papers all in accordance with firm policies.
  • To prepare and serve refreshments to clients and fee earners as required.
  • To correctly identify and differentiate between DX and Royal Mail post and hand or other deliveries.

Please apply to Liz at TSR Legal