Float Legal Secretary

  • Location

    Guildford, United Kingdom

  • Sector:

    Private Client

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  • Contact:

    Matthew Heard

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  • Consultant:

    Matthew Heard

Float Legal Secretary, up to £24,000, Surrey (including Wimbledon and Fulham)

One of the largest law firms in Surrey, a friendly, professional firm that people enjoy working for and working with, is looking to recruit a Float Legal Secretary to join their team.

What is the role

The Float Legal Secretary will need to have had previous experience working in Property, Private Client and Family law and be willing to travel to Guildford, Epsom, Cranleigh, Reigate, Leatherhead, Wimbledon and Fulham. Although this is a float role, it is not essential that you can drive and have access to you own car, as all but one, which is a short bus ride, of the offices are located within walking distance of a train station.

Main responsibilities for this role are:

  • Preparing correspondence and documents through audio typing and word processing
  • Administering filing
  • Preparing mail and enclosures for dispatch
  • Making appointments
  • Provide guidance to junior and temporary secretaries when required to do so
  • Undertake on-line form filling requirements
  • Operating the case management system
  • Attending clients both in person and on the telephone

What you will need

Minimum requirements:

  • Legal Secretary experience in Property, Private Client and Family law
  • Advanced IT skills
  • Excellent typing skills
  • High accuracy levels
  • An excellent level of attention to client service, being able to interact well with both internal and external clients
  • Prior knowledge of Evolution, or another case management system is preferable

What they offer

  • 25 days holiday, plus Bank Holidays
  • Private health care cover
  • Contributory pension
  • Life assurance (4 x annual salary)
  • Annual bonus scheme (potentially to earn up to 7% of salary)


If you are interested in this role, or are looking for your next Legal Secretary job, please get in touch with Matt to discuss our current opportunities we have available in London and the South East. You can reach Matt via email at matthew@lrlegal.co.uk or you can call him on 0208 464 2565 or 07887 523 228