Legal Secretary

Recruiter
Good Egg Recruitment Ltd
Location
Leamington Spa
Salary
18000.00 - 23000.00 GBP Annual
Posted
17 Apr 2019
Closes
26 Apr 2019
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent

We are looking to recruit an experienced Legal Secretary to join our Clients Family team, to provide administrative support within a busy team of fee earners.

Key duties:

• Take phone calls on behalf on the team, dealing with enquiries.

• Undertake audio typing of client correspondence/forms/documentation when required.

• Produce draft letters and emails to send clients and external organisations.

• Set up new matter instructions on the firms Practice Management System and CRM system.

• Issue the client care letter via email or post.

• Undertake file closure activity ensuring balances are appropriately actioned and client confirmation is issued.

• Prepare information for the Finance team covering billing and invoicing activities.

• General secretarial duties such as booking appointments, rooms and pool cars etc.

• Document management including photocopying, scanning, faxing, collating and binding.

• Work alongside Compliance in carrying out searches and background checks.

• Liaise with clients and external organisations over the telephone when required.

Skills and experience:

We are looking for an experienced Legal Secretary who thrives working in a team and takes a proactive approach to their work.

We will expect you to:

• Have worked as a Legal Secretary in any legal department;

• Have strong oral and written communication skills as this role involves a high level of client contact;

• Be highly organised and professional;

• Be motivated and enthusiastic with a positive 'can do' attitude, remaining calm when under pressure;

• Have an eye for detail, produce accurate work;

• Have proficient IT skills and the ability to learn new systems and technology quickly;

Our Client offers a modern fast paced working environment with an outstanding benefits package.