Legal Secretary / Assistant (Private Client)

Reference

DDI/AR/064706

Sector

Legal

Salary

Competitive

Town/City

Lewes

Contract Type

Part time

Closing Date

27/06/2024

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Legal Secretary / Assistant (Private Client)

Location: Lewes, East Sussex

Salary: Up to £25k pro rata + Excellent Benefits

Part-Time, Permanent, 9am - 5pm, 3 days per week

The Client:

Our client is a well-established legal firm, specialising in residential and commercial conveyancing, as well as offering services in wills and lasting powers of attorney.

The Role:

As a Legal Secretary / Assistant in private client department,you willperform general secretarial duties, including answering phone calls, reception duties, meeting and greeting clients.

Responsibilities:

  • Opening files and keeping files, records, and databases up to date.
  • Organising appointments and managing calendars for various staff members.
  • Creating and distributing correspondence, memos, and reports.
  • Assisting with data entry and ensuring records are accurate.
  • Managing incoming and outgoing mail and packages.
  • Offering administrative support to facilitate smooth office operations.

Requirements:

Essential:

  • Previously worked as a Legal Secretary, Legal Assistant or in a similar role.
  • Must have experience working in a private client department.
  • Experience in probate matters, specifically in applying for a Grant of Probate and completing Inheritance Tax forms.
  • Familiarity with digital systems for record-keeping and data management.
  • Ability in drafting wills, lasting power of attorney and estate administration.
  • Skilled in using Google Suite for email, calendar management, and document creation.
  • Excellent telephone etiquette, professional communication skills, and strong organisational skills.
  • Ability to work independently and audio typing skills.

Desirable:

  • At least 3 years of administrative experience in a private client department.
  • Experience with a case management system, training will be provided.
  • GCSE or equivalent qualifications.

Apply now for this exceptional opportunity to work with a dynamic team and further enhance your career.

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