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  • Legal Secretary - Employment, Private Client, Real Estate

    Birmingham £18,000 – £23,000

    My client is a legal 500 firm with multiple offices across the midlands. They have an opening in their Birmingham office for a PA/Secretarial support role to fee earners within the Employment, Private Client and Real Estate departments. You will be required to take responsibility for admin tasks to free up fee earners to allow them to concentrate on business creation and fee income. You will have support from existing secretaries in the office.

    Required Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

    Experienced secretary with strong word processing and audio skills. Preferably at least five years' experience in a legal environment. Ideally an understanding of litigation and tribunal procedures.

    The secretary will be able to:
    -Demonstrate flexibility and commitment to the team and wider office
    -Learn new skills quickly and adapt to changing surroundings
    -Develop strong relationships within the Firm
    -Communicate concisely both verbally and in writing with internal and external clients
    -Type quickly and accurately, using dictation techniques
    -Plan and organise own workload

    Tasks
    -Accurately transcribe audio dictation
    -Copy type from draft documents
    -Document production
    -Produce documents in a professional and accurate manner
    -Implement house style in all document production including memos, faxes and letters
    -Copy and bind document
    -Quality standards as required or liaise with Business Centre for assistance
    -Implement the firm's quality standards in work production
    -Maintain familiarity with Letters of Engagement
    -Demonstrate efficient use of precedents
    -Provide cover for the Marketing team when needed, carrying out the firm's conflict checks and other tasks
    -Preparing bills and narratives, and liaising with clients regarding payment.
    -File and record systems

    Please contact Connor Franks, Legal Recruitment Consultant, to discuss the role in more detail or apply through the vacancy for immediate consideration.

    Douglas Scott are the Legal Recruitment experts and the UK's leading law firms trust us with their legal vacancies. You can therefore apply for our Midlands based legal jobs with confidence, we are a regulated employment agency and will discuss this role with you and seek your approval before submitting your application directly to the decision maker.

    Please see our website www.douglas-scott.co.uk for more legal jobs in the Birmingham and Midlands areas.

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    Douglas Scott are the Legal Recruitment experts and the UK’s leading law firms trust us with their legal vacancies. You can therefore apply for our Birmingham based legal jobs with confidence, we are a regulated employment agency and will discuss this role with you and seek your approval before submitting your application directly to the decision maker.

    Job Spec

    • Area of Law:
    • Type: Business Support,
    • Salary: £18,000 - £23,000
    • Term: Permanent
    • Location: Birmingham
    • Reference: CF41724

    Contact

    To discuss the role in more detail call Connor Franks on 0121 272 7371 or apply online.

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