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Alison Banks
Permanent | Salary: £26000
Legal Secretary - Corporate & Commercial

Legal Secretary, Corporate & Commercial up to £26,500 Tunbridge Wells, Kent/Remote working 2 days a week following a training period   Our client is a leading regional law firm operating from 2 offices in Kent. The firm provides first rate services across a full range of legal practice areas to local, national and international...

Legal Secretary - Corporate & Commercial

Legal Secretary, Corporate & Commercial up to £26,500 Tunbridge Wells, Kent/Remote working 2 days a week following a training period

 

Our client is a leading regional law firm operating from 2 offices in Kent. The firm provides first rate services across a full range of legal practice areas to local, national and international clients, and is recognised as one of the premier regional law firms, 49 Partners (20 whom are equity) are supported by well leveraged teams of solicitors, with a total headcount of approximately 260 people and a turnover of circa £20 million per annum.

They have an opening for a confident Legal Secretary to provide secretarial assistance to solicitors across their Corporate & Commercial team.

 

The Role

The successful candidate will be required to provide secretarial services to fee earners within the Corporate & Commercial team.

 

  • To prepare correspondence and documents through audio typing and script
  • To ensure the smooth flow of documents and correspondence in and out of the department
  • To produce and amend Word documents including reformatting, applying firm house-styles, outline numbering and producing comparative versions of documents to show any changes
  • Scan and email correspondence and documents as required
  • Undertake file management, including opening and closing of files, photocopying and filing of all relevant documents including trial bundles
  • Co-ordination/planning of appointments.
  • Diary management
  • Answer the telephone, routine calls and taking new enquiries and messages
  • To provide support to other departmental assistants/legal secretaries as required.
  • To ensure the confidentiality of all the firm's and client's documentation and information.
  • Perform any other duties the Partners require.

 

 

Who are they looking for?

  • Legal Secretary who has previous experience working within the corporate team of a commercial practice
  • Experienced in dealing with a high level of dictation
  • Excellent typing skills
  • Strong IT skills
  • Excellent telephone skills
  • Highly organized with excellent attention to detail
  • Good standard of education
  • Expected to perform with a high degree of self-motivation and initiative
  • Highly proficient and proven Digital Dictation skills (BigHand is used, however working experience on BigHand is not essential, as long as Digital Dictation skills are highly proficient)

 

 

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 Alison Banks on alison@lrlegal.co.uk or call for a confidential discussion on 0208 464 2506

 

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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