Secretary / Paralegal – Family

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Do you have experience working as a Legal Secretary or Paralegal? We are working with a well-established law firm based in Salisbury, Wiltshire to recruit a Legal Secretary/ Paralegal to provide secretarial and administrative support to the family team based in Salisbury and London.

Our client offers 25 days holiday, life assurance, Private medical insurance, pension, and optional benefits.

This role would be based in their Salisbury office with travel to London when required, working either Monday to Friday 9am – 5pm or 9.30am – 5.30pm.

Duties and Responsibilities of the Legal Secretary/Paralegal:

  • Fast and accurate audio and copy typing
  • Preparing hearing bundles
  • Land Registry and Company House searches and reporting back Relaying accurate telephone messages from clients to fee earner (taking action in fee earners absence if appropriate)
  • Diary management (including arranging meetings and making travel arrangements when necessary)
  • Email management (taking action where appropriate)
  • Ensuring fee earners comply with Best Practice, Risk and Compliance and Money
  • Laundering requirements
  • Dealing with file opening/closing and archiving
  • General office duties such as filing and photocopying
  • Liaising with clients, for example taking down new enquiry details for the fee earner
  • Ensuring that file administration is in order, including file opening procedures, archiving,
  • and closing files
  • Continued management of files and filing
  • Booking appointments, organising diaries and travel arrangements as required

Skills and Experience required as the Legal Secretary/Paralegal:

  • Previous experience of family legal secretarial/paralegal work would be an advantage.
  • Excellent IT skills with knowledge of digital dictation, and document and case management systems would also be an advantage.
  • A typing speed of 65wpm with accuracy more than 90% is essential.

For further information, please contact Sophie on 01722 334433 or click apply now to send your CV for the Legal Secretary/Paralegal position.

 

Permanent
22 November 2021
Legal
Paralegal
Wiltshire
Up to £24,000 DOE