Legal Secretary - Family Law

Leamington Spa
22000.00 GBP Annual + 00
17 Jan 2019
31 Jan 2019
Contract Type

We are recruiting a full-time Legal Secretary to provide administrative support within a busy team of fee earners. Working in the family law team of our prestigious client based in Leamington Spa, we are looking for an experienced Legal Secretary who thrives on working in a team and takes a proactive approach to their work.

Key Duties:-

  • Answering incoming calls on behalf of the team and dealing with enquiries

  • Undertaking audio typing of client correspondence, forms and documentation

  • Accurately producing draft letters and emails to send to clients and external organisations

  • Setting up new matter instructions

  • Issuing client care letters

  • Closing files

  • Preparing information for the finance team covering billing and invoicing

  • General secretarial duties

  • Working alongside compliance in carrying out searches and background checks on prospective clients

  • Liaising with clients over the telephone as and when required

Skills & Experience Required:

  • Previous Legal Secretarial experience in any legal department

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Highly organised and professional

  • Motivated and enthusiastic with a positive "can do" attitude

  • The ability to remain calm under pressure with a strong eye for detail

  • Have proficient IT skills and the ability to learn new systems quickly and effectively

In return our client is offering a salary of GBP18-GBP22k per annum dependent upon experience plus benefits

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