Secretary

London

We are recruiting a secretary to work in our Contentious Trust & Probate team in our Central London office.

The Position

Our Contentious Trust & Probate team comprises eleven fee earners and nine support staff. Working for a partner and a solicitor in our London office the role involves the following:

Key Objectives and Responsibilities

  • Drafting basic correspondence
  • Fast/accurate audio and copy typing using Bighand digital dictation
  • Relaying accurate telephone messages from client to fee-earner(taking action if appropriate)
  • Diary management (including arranging meetings and making travel arrangements when necessary)
  • Email management (taking action where appropriate)
  • File management (ensuring the paper files and electronic files are set up correctly, are properly organised and up-to-date)
  • Drafting bills and printing billing guides
  • Undertaking some basic research for fee-earners
  • Dealing with expense claims for fee-earners
  • Dealing with requisitions to accounts (cheque requisitions, payment receipts etc.)
  • Liaison with HR regarding attendance on training courses, subscriptions etc.
  • General administration (Inc.filing, photocopying, scanning and archiving of files)

Person Specification

 

Essential

Desirable
Qualifications  

Legal Secretaries Qualification

Experience Previous secretarial experience Experience as a legal secretary
Skills/Competencies

Positive
Proactive
Organised
Flexible

 

Hours of Work
9.30am – 5.30pm Monday to Friday

Benefits

25 days holiday
Life assurance
Private Medical Insurance
Pension
Optional benefits


Location
London

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