Secretary/Typist - Law Firm

Full time , Permanent , Northampton £23,000 to £24,000 per annum Ref No: IPRS6440
Our client has a vacancy for an experienced Secretary/Typist to join their busy, friendly team. We are looking for candidates with: • Good typing skills • Good telephone skills • Good organisational skills • The ability to work under pressure • A happy, can-do attitude • A desire to learn new things This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced secretary/typist to start a career in the legal sector. Your role would include: • Typing letters and correspondence • Preparing letters and forms • Chasing information/documents • Typing and completing legal documents and forms • Opening new files • Closing files • Diary management and organising meetings (plus providing refreshments as necessary) • Checking emails and keeping matters progressing when fee earners are on holiday/away from the office • Answer the telephone in a professional manner, putting calls through to the fee-earner and taking accurate messages when the fee-earner is engaged or absent • Perform accounts related duties, e.g. complete new client/matter forms, calculate and type bills, organise paperwork for raising cheques and expenses, request computer printouts • General and routine office duties, such as, photocopying and filing, etc 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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