Float Legal Secretary

Reference

JOB/AR/057345

Sector

Legal

Salary

Competitive

Town/City

Wells, Street, Somerton

Contract Type

Permanent

Closing Date

27/12/2021

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Float Legal Secretary

Location: Wells, Street, and Somerton, Somerset

Salary: Dependent on level of experience

Start Date: ASAP

Full Time, 35 Hours per week, Permanent

The Role:

Our Client is a leading established law firm based in Somerset and is looking to appoint an experienced Legal Secretary to work across a range of departments and offices in a float capacity.  Areas to be covered will include Property, Family, Private Client, and Litigation, across multiple offices in Somerset. Support staff are highly regarded at this organisation.

The Role:

  • Be responsible for providing full inclusive secretarial support which will include the use of a digital transcription system to create a range of documents in line with the organisation’s house style, together with the preparation of draft bills and other financial documentation.
  • Ensure that client files are both opened and closed and demonstrate effective file management including location and retrieval. 
  • Manage emails and correspondence (internal and external)
  • Draft replies to routine correspondence when required
  • Carry out photocopying and scanning of documents. 
  • Undertake online search while talking to Clients over the phone and in person

Essential Requirements:

  • Proven secretarial experience within a legal environment, ideally gained within a range of departments (property, Family, Private Client and Litigation)
  • Ability to operate with professionalism and expertise
  • Confident to work without direct supervision; able to work on own initiative and take responsibility
  • Able to demonstrate organisational intelligence and communication skills. 
  • Solid Microsoft Office software and formatting skills
  • Highly flexible with the ability to take on tasks on a range of matters
  • keen to provide a high level of professional secretarial support and work with team members to provide Clients with a high standard of service.
  • Methodical, Organised and very Flexible approach to work.
  • Great Typist

Benefits:

  • A competitive salary
  • a discretionary twice-yearly bonus
  • 22 rising to 27 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • workplace pension scheme
  • professional development support
  • progression routes.

Our Client has embraced flexible working throughout the pandemic and are adopting a hybrid of homeworking and office working going into the future.

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