Legal Secretary - Commercial
Commercial Legal Secretary GBP20,000 per year My client is one of the oldest and most established law firms in the country and they are looking for an experienced Legal Secretary to join their Commerical department and be a part of their ever-growing future going forward. As part of their day-to-day duties, candidates would be expected: 1. To undertake all work of a secretarial nature as may be requested by any fee earner including typing, photocopying, making and taking phone calls. 2. To undertake such work as may be delegated by your Fee Earner or Partner in relation to client matters or any administrative duties that may be required. 3. To take and record accurately any message and pass the same on to the appropriate person without delay. 4. To make appointments and maintain up to date diary entries. 5. To assist with file management and ensure consistent reviews of files. 6. To ensure accurate time recording of all work undertaken by your fee earner. 7. To assist your Fee Earner or Partner in prioritising the client matter and when appropriate advise the client and others of the progress of the matter. 8. Attending clients and others when appropriate on behalf of the Fee Earner or Partner. Taking accurate instructions for your fee earner's attention. 9. To deal with filing, storage and retrieval of client's papers and files, opening and closing of files, storage of deeds and other papers all in accordance with firm policies. 10.To prepare and serve refreshments to clients and fee earners as required. 11.To correctly identify and differentiate between DX and Royal Mail post and hand or other deliveries. The ideal candidate will have the following skills and experience: 1. Experience of working as a Legal Secretary, preferably within a commercial team. 2. Competent touch typist. 3. Competent audio typist. 4. IT literate with experience of the Microsoft Office suite of applications e.g. Word, Excel and Outlook (SOS case management system desirable). 5. Excellent telephone manner and experience of dealing with clients. 6. Well developed organisational skills. 7. Effective communication skills. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a forward thinking and progressive firm in the Kidderminster area! Apply now for immediate consideration. Please contact Andre Kacperski, Legal Recruitment Consultant, to discuss the role in more detail or apply through the vacancy for immediate consideration. Please contact Andre Kacperski, Legal Recruitment Consultant, to discuss the role in more detail or apply through the vacancy for immediate consideration. Douglas Scott are a legal recruitment expert and the UK's leading law firms trust us with their legal vacancies. We are a regulated recruitment consultancy and will discuss this role and seek your approval before submitting an application directly to the decision maker.