Legal Secretary

Full Time, Permanent Milton Keynes £22,000 to £25,000 per annum Ref No: IPRS5858

Our client has a vacancy for a Legal Secretary, supporting fee earners by performing a variety of
administrative duties, including drafting correspondence, answering phones, greeting visitors and
communicating with fee earners and clients. This role is a blend of administration and secretarial
work.

The role requires a team player with a professional manner who has a strong work ethic and the
ability to adapt to changing priorities.

The Role

• Audio digital dictation and administration support for the team
• Transcribe and proofread letters, emails and correspondence
• Deal with administrative routines as required to include scanning, printing, paginating, and photocopying
• Under supervision, support the fee earners with accounting and billing processes
• Be involved in the efficient management of client/matter files to include general filing, file opening, ID checks, preparation of client care letters and terms and conditions, file closure and archiving
• Make appointments, arrange meetings and maintain manager/fee earners diary as required
• Attend clients both in person and on the telephone, ensuring the confidentiality at all times
• Deal with post & DX for the team
• Manage meeting rooms, refreshments and other requirements for fee earners
• Complete expenses and mileage claims for fee earners
• Provide general administrative support for the team with business development events and activities

Requirements

Previous experience as a legal secretary is desirable but not essential as training is provided
Be able to effectively prioritise and meet deadlines
Excellent written and oral communication skills
High attention to detail
High computer literacy and proficiency with MS Office
Adaptability and pro-active in approach to work
Experience of BigHand desirable

Due to the large number of responses we receive it is not always possible to respond to every application. We will only contact those candidates short-listed for this role. If you have not heard from us within 7 days please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion. If you wish to apply for further roles please do so. We will retain your details on file and contact you should a suitable vacancy become available.

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