Legal Secretary - Family/Private Client

Fleet – £21,000 - £23,000

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Legal Secretary to join busy Private Client and Family Departments within the Fleet office.

The firm is ranked as a Top 200 law firm, with a growing presence across the South-East

As a Legal Secretary you will undertake a range of duties that may include:

Ensuring that all files are opened, closed and archived in accordance with the firm's procedures
Ensuring that all compliance is carried out on all file
Monitoring email, phone calls, post when solicitors are out of the office
Taking basic instructions from clients
Drafting simple client letters, emails and other documents as required
E-filing court proceedings, preparing bundles for hearing and assisting with the preparation of documents for counsel
Ensuring that all new enquiries are dealt with in a professional manner
Assist the fee earner with billing
Assisting the solicitors in all aspects of delivering the firm's legal services, as required
Liaising with clients in person by the telephone and in writing

Additional information

You will have demonstrative experience of Secretarial work. Proficiency with Excel, Word and Outlook is essential.
Experience of Family/Private Client is desirable
vYour verbal and written communication will be clear, straightforward and accurate and you will be able to demonstrate excellent team working skills. You will be adaptable, logical and work well under pressure.

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Job Spec:

  • Area of Law: Family Law, Wills & Probate Law
  • Type: Business Support
  • Salary: £21,000 - £23,000
  • Term: Permanent
  • Location: Fleet
  • Reference: 36155299

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