Legal Secretary

Legal Secretary

Location: Tring

Salary: £21,000 - £26,000

The Company:

A solicitor practice with exceptional client focus, offering a range of legal services, with specialism in property and family law.

They provide quality legal advice together with the highest standards of professional service and client care to both private and corporate clients alike in a friendly, accessible and cost-effective manner.

The Role:

The prime role of the legal secretary is to provide direct support to his/her Principal to enable the Principal to operate at optimum efficiency.

The legal secretary is expected to use a high degree of self-management and initiative.

Responsibilities:

Dealing with all administrative duties relating to client transactions and secretarial requirements including but not limited to:

* To prepare correspondence and documents through audio-typing and word processing.
* To administer filing daily.
* To prepare mail and enclosures for despatch.
* To carry out all necessary copying.
* To make appointments, arrange meetings and to maintain an up-to-date diary for his/her Principal.
* To answer incoming telephone calls; lift answerphone messages and forward to the relevant fee earner.
* To attend clients both in person and on the telephone and to provide such support in a professional and
* friendly manner in keeping with the firm's standards for client care.
* To ensure the confidentiality of all the firm's and client's documentation and information.
* To verify third party account details and carry out LawyerChecker searches as required.
* To prepare CHAPS/BACS forms.
* To check the firm's banking system for incoming funds and input outward payments as required.
* To prepare chitties for cheques to be written and incoming payments.
* To prepare Matter Opening Forms.
* To carry out property searches; check for results and save search results to the relevant client file.
* To carry out all tasks in accordance with the procedures set out in the Office Manual.


Essential Skills & Requirements:

* Ideally experience of undertaking Private Client Legal Secretary work or working in a Legal Secretary role
* To have the ability to remain calm, polite, and focused when dealing with different situations
* To have excellent communication skills both verbal and written
* The ability to build relationships and work collaboratively with all employees
* Sound general administrative experience
* Great attention to detail
* To enjoy a varied workload and working at pace
* To be able to produce a high standard of work when under pressure
* The ability to make sound decisions taking ownership when required.
* To present in a professional manner
* To demonstrate flexibility in approach
* To have excellent IT skills including Microsoft packages


Hours:

* Monday to Friday


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  • Location: Tring, England
  • Salary: £21000 - £26000 Per Annum
  • Type: Permanent
  • Recruiter: Additional Resources Ltd.
  • Posted: 28-Oct-2022
  • Posted on: careers4a.com