Secretary - Property & Commercial Litigation

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We are working with a well-established law firm based in Salisbury, Wiltshire to recruit a Legal Secretary to provide secretarial and administrative support to the Property and Commercial Litigation Team.

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

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

Duties and Responsibilities of the Legal Secretary:

  • Fast and accurate audio and copy typing
  • Drafting basic correspondence
  • Preparing hearing bundles (hard copy and electronic)
  • Land Registry searches
  • Court portal – online filing
  • Relaying accurate telephone messages from clients to fee earners (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)
  • Helping fee earners to comply with Best Practice, Risk and Compliance and Money Laundering requirements
  • Drafting bills and printing billing guides
  • Dealing with file opening/closing and archiving
  • Dealing with expense claims
  • General office duties such as filing, photocopying and scanning

Skills and Experience required as the Legal Secretary:

  • Previous experience of legal secretarial work would be an advantage.
  • Excellent IT skills with knowledge of digital dictation,
  • Excel, PDF documents (or similar) and document and case management systems would also be an advantage.
  • A typing speed of 65wpm with accuracy in excess of 90% is essential.

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

22 November 2021
Administration & Secretarial
Legal Secretary
Up to £24,00 DOE