Legal Secretary

Posted 18 September 2023
Salary £26000.00 - £27500.00 per annum + hybrid,pension,health,plus more
LocationCity of London
Job type Permanent
Discipline HR & Executive Support
Contact NameTina Byrne

Job description

An experienced Legal Secretary is required support the Fee Earners of this Global legal Firm based in the City of London

You will provide comprehensive secretarial support to fee earners within the Housing and Property Litigation team, and assist the team to meet client expectations and ensure deadlines are met.

  • Diary management for the fee earner(s);
  • Arranging travel itineraries including transport and accommodation
  • Answering the phone, liaising with clients, taking messages or routing calls
  • General administrative support for the department g., filing, photocopying;
  • Manage workload capacity and provide regular updates to the Secretary
  • Provide cover when required to support other secretaries
  • Provide audio and copy typing and document processing;
  • Formatting documents and any other relevant documentation as directed;
  • File openings and archiving
  • Ensure files are organized and updated both hard copy and electronically;
  • Producing invoices and dealing with any queries that may arise once invoices are issued;
  • Produce and update account ledger summaries

Person Specification

  • A minimum of three years' Legal Secretarial or within a legal position
  • A high attention to detail
  • A typing speed of +60wpm
  • Legal secretarial experience or qualification
  • Audio and copy typing experience
  • Good knowledge of MS Word ( preferably advance e.g auto numbering, bookmarks, and track changes)
  • Competent with MS PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, and Internet applications;
  • Ability to organise and paginate large documents using Word/PDF format;
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal;
  • A team player, who is able to prioritise own workload
  • Shows initiative and is self-motivated;

Location: City of London
Salary: £26,000 - £27,500
Hyrbid Working : after working full time in the office for 1 or 2 months when you start
Hours: 9.00am - 5.30pm
Benefits: 25 days holiday / Life Assurance = 4 x salary / Group Income Protection / Private Medical / Denplan / Personal Pension Scheme = 5% employer contribution / Wellness programme / Eye test / Cycle to work scheme / Gym / Tech Scheme etc

☀Please note this role is hybrid, but you will be required to work the first couple of months in the office 5 days a week so to become familiar with staff and the business functions