Location: Bishop Auckland, (DL14)
Salary: £18,000 - £23,000 per annum
Job Type: Full time
An excellent opportunity for a Legal Secretary with a competitive salary of £18,000 - £23,000 per annum is now available to join a leading law firm who combine the very best legal advice with exceptional customer service.
? You will provide secretarial support communicating with clients and third parties in person and on the telephone, drafting transactional documentation with minimal supervision.
? You will be dealing with queries where they are competent and taking messages when necessary.
? You will be advising clients on relevant paperwork to be completed, as well as providing updates, opening client files, and drafting documents, updating the case management system and the maintenance of instructing Fee Earners typing and filing.
? You will also be required to check post, planned events and voicemail messages in fee earners absence, dealing with any routine matters.
Skills, experience, and qualifications:
? Proactive approach to day-to-day tasks
? Strong organisational skills and the ability to maintain files in an orderly manner
? Audio and copy typing essential
? Accuracy and an eye for attention to detail.
? Familiarisation with Microsoft Office advantageous but not essential.
? A strong commitment to client care.
? The ability to communicate effectively with clients/colleagues/ other solicitors/authorities and other organisations etc.
? The ability to work well with others in a team environment and on own initiative when required.
? Flexibility - although most secretaries work for a designated Fee Earner all must be willing to accept work from other Fee earners when circumstances dictate
? Full time employees 36 days holiday a year including bank holidays (pro rata for part time staff).
? Competitive salary
? Full-time, Permanent
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