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JoAnne Cokayne
Permanent | Salary: £28000
Float Legal Secretary - Guildford, Epsom, Fulham, and Wimbledon

Float Legal Secretary, £28,000 - Guildford, Epsom, Fulham, and Wimbledon. Company will reimburse the difference in travel spent from base office to other offices Large regional Legal 500 firm seeks experienced PA to provide direct support to any fee earner/s enabling them to perform at optimum efficiency. This opportunity could be based...

Float Legal Secretary - Guildford, Epsom, Fulham, and Wimbledon

Float Legal Secretary, £28,000 - Guildford, Epsom, Fulham, and Wimbledon.

Company will reimburse the difference in travel spent from base office to other offices

Large regional Legal 500 firm seeks experienced PA to provide direct support to any fee earner/s enabling them to perform at optimum efficiency. This opportunity could be based in any of the locations listed above, although most of the work will be based in Guildford and Epsom, and less time will be spent in Fulham and Wimbledon.

The Role

This role would suit a proactive Individual with a genuine commitment to the success of the Firm, and an interest in the Legal sector

The role includes, but is not limited to, the primary responsibilities as follows:

  • Prepare correspondence and documents through audiotyping and word processing.
  • Administer filing which will include daily filing and the opening, closing, storage and retrieval of client files in accordance with the detailed procedures contained in the office manual.
  • Prepare mail and enclosures for dispatch.
  • Arrange for all Copying to be done, in person if the office assistant is not available to undertake the task.
  • Make appointments, arrange meetings and to maintain an up-to-date diary for his/her principal.
  • Prepare the conference room for meetings as necessary and for the tidying and clearance of the room at the end on the meeting.
  • Provide support to other secretaries as required.
  • Provide guidance to junior and temporary secretaries and to provide such support in a professional and friendly manner in keeping with the firm’s standards for client care.
  • Undertake any specific training when required to do so and overall to have a responsibility towards self-development.
  • Ensure the confidentiality of all the Firm’s and clients’ documentation and information.
  • Undertake on-line form filing requirements.
  • Operate the Firm’s Case Management System.
  • Maintain or improve on the current standards of document presentation.
  • Consider improvements to the efficiency of the department.
  • Undertake other duties as from time to time required

Who are they looking for?

  • A minimum of 2 years solid Legal Secretarial experience in Property, Family and Private client
  • IT Literate including experience with legal Case Management systems
  • Ability to keep up with fee earner’s work production & ability to prioritise
  • High accuracy levels & attention to detail
  • Extremely Client service focused
  • Deadline driven and ability to cope under pressure
  • Work well as part of a team and have respect for all people within the organisation
  • Positive attitude towards work and the Company

If you think this role would be a good fit and you have the required skills/experience and would like to learn more about this opportunity, or other opportunities in the market, please contact Jo Cokayne on jo@lrlegal.co.uk or call for a confidential discussion on 0208 464 2565.

LR Legal is a specialist legal recruitment agency with a reputation based on trust and integrity. We will always ask your permission before sending your CV to any of our Clients.

LR Legal Recruitment is operating as an Employment Agency in respect of this vacancy.

* The PQE identified on this advertisement is a guide only and does not preclude applications from  those with more or less PQE.

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