Legal Secretary

recruit 4 talent
Leamington Spa
+ benefits
15 Oct 2018
09 Nov 2018
Contract Type
An experienced Legal Secretary is sought by one of the Midlands largest law firms to join their Corporate team. The award-winning firm has been providing advice to their business and individual clients for nearly two centuries across a diverse range of sectors.

Key duties:

*Take phone calls on behalf on the team, dealing with enquiries and where a referral is needed, ensure a comprehensive email is provided.
*Undertake audio typing of client correspondence/forms/documentation when required.
*Produce draft letters and emails to send clients and external organisations.
*Set up new matter instructions on the firms Practice Management System and CRM system.
*Issue the client care letter via email or post.
*Undertake file closure activity ensuring balances are appropriately actioned and client confirmation is issued.
*Prepare information for the Finance team covering billing and invoicing activities.
*General secretarial duties such as booking appointments, rooms and pool cars etc.
*Document management including photocopying, scanning, faxing, collating and binding.
*Work alongside Compliance in carrying out searches and background checks on prospective clients.
*Liaise with clients and external organisations over the telephone when required.

The successful Legal Secretary will demonstrate:

*Previous experience as a Legal Secretary in any legal department
*Have strong oral and written communication skills as this role involves a high level of client contact
*Be highly organised and professional
*Be motivated and enthusiastic with a positive can do attitude, remaining calm when under pressure
*Have an eye for detail, produce accurate work
*Have proficient IT skills and the ability to learn how to use new systems and technology quickly


*22 days holiday (plus bank holidays), increasing with length of service (see below)
*Pension with current contributions at 3% employee and 5% employer. Additional voluntary contributions also available.
*Firm wide performance bonus scheme
*Enhanced maternity/paternity leave
*Holiday buy/sell scheme
*Flexible working
*One months Firm sick pay
*Healthcare cash back scheme allowing you to claim money back for various medical and therapy treatment costs. The benefit also provides access to: free MRI/CT scans; personal accident cover; 24 hour confidential counselling advice line for you and your immediate family; doctor help line for general advice and second opinions for you and your immediate family; health club concessions; rewards portal to access offers and savings on a huge range of goods and services from over 450 retailers.
*Annual salary review taking place in March each year
*Training and development
*Free onsite car parking and onsite staff cafe
*An active social committee who organise various events throughout the year

Legal Secretary

Leamington Spa, Warwickshire

18,000 - 22,500 + benefits