Team Support Midlands are pleased to be recruiting on behalf of their client based in Ludlow for a Junior Legal Secretary to join their team on a permanent basis.
Ideally you will have a minimum of 1 years Legal Secretary experience or be a Law Graduate with some Administration/Legal office experience
Hours: Mon – Fri 9-5pm (35 hours per week)
Salary: £8.79 per hour
Role: To undertake all work of a secretarial nature as may be requested by any fee earner including typing, photocopying, making and taking phone calls.
To undertake such work as may be delegated by your Fee Earner or Partner in relation to client matters or any administrative duties that may be required.
To take and record accurately any message and pass the same on to the appropriate person without delay.
To make appointments and maintain up to date diary entries.
To assist with file management and ensure consistent reviews of files.
To ensure accurate time recording of all work undertaken by your fee earner.
To assist your Fee Earner or Partner in prioritising the client matter and when appropriate advise the client and others of the progress of the matter.
Attending clients and others when appropriate on behalf of the Fee Earner or Partner.
Taking accurate instructions for your fee earner’s attention.
To deal with filing, storage and retrieval of client’s papers and files, opening and closing of files, storage of deeds and other papers all in accordance with firm policies.
To use initiative on all matters.
To carry out and produce work to the highest possible standards.
To adhere to and implement the firm’s guidelines and policies as defined in the office manual.
To ensure confidentiality and security for all firm and client documentation and information.
To undertake any specific training course as and when required.
To maintain clear and precise communications with other members of staff and to assist other secretaries when required.
Skills and experience: Competent touch typist.
Competent audio typist.
Computer literate in Windows packages, including Word and Excel (SOS – desirable).
Excellent telephone manner and experience of dealing with clients
Well-developed organisational skills.
Effective communication skills.
Experience of working as a Legal Secretary is advantageous however a recent Law Graduate with 1 years administration/law office experience
Immediate Start available
Please click to apply or call Laura Pritchard on 0121 523 1089 for more information