Legal Secretary

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Location
Leamington Spa
Salary
+ benefits
Posted
15 Oct 2018
Closes
09 Nov 2018
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
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

Benefits:

*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