Ashberry Recruitment have an excellent opportunity for an experienced legal secretary to join a long- standing, well respected and progressive legal firm. Our client is forward thinking, supportive and committed to making their organisation a great place to work.
The candidate must have a minimum of 1 years’ Legal Secretarial experience. Ideally, candidates should have a good background of experience within a busy Litigation environment, however legal secretaries from other disciplines will be considered. Excellent copy, document production and digital audio typing skills at 65 wpm are essential with a good understanding of the need to prioritise when working with both clients and colleagues. Organisational skills are essential when working under pressure to meet deadlines.
Duties will include audio transcription, formatting/amending documents and preparing bundles, filing, photocopying, collating information from various websites, generating monthly bills, liaising with cashiers, diary management and telephone contact with clients.
You will need to be flexible when working for other fee earners within the Commercial and Corporate Team of which litigation is part of.
Uses word processing and document management software to prepare and revise, format and finalise a wide variety of documents, including correspondence, file notes, forms, bundles and various agreements.
Key skills and experience
To apply for this position, candidates will need to be of smart appearance, demonstrate adaptability/flexibility, and have a confident and helpful telephone manner with good communication and organisational skills. The successful candidate will be professional, hardworking and reliable, bringing a positive/can-do attitude. You will need to be able to work independently and as part of a busy team.
Salary and benefits
Salary is negotiable and dependent on experience.
The position is full time and your working day would be 9am till 5.30pm with an hour for lunch.