Legal Secretary

Location
Cheshire
Salary
Dependent on experience
Posted
06 Oct 2016
Closes
03 Nov 2016
Ref
GBN622
Job Title
Legal Secretary
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Acs are currently recruiting for an experienced legal secretary to join an established firm of solicitors based in Macclesfield.

Responsibilities of the Role:

• Secretarial duties including audio typing, document preparation, taking telephone messages. • Administration duties including opening case files, file maintenance and archiving, collection of post. • PA duties including maintenance of diaries, scheduling meetings and direct contact with Clients. • Any other reasonable administrative duties such as faxing, filing, scanning, emailing and photocopying or carrying out companies house ad ELTO searches.

Key candidate specifications:

• Minimum of 5 GCSEs at Grade C or above (or equivalent), Legal qualifications desirable. • Experience in a Secretarial or Administration position. • Fast and accurate typing skills. Audio typing experience is preferred. • Ability to work well under pressure and within an emotionally sensitive area of law. • Good organisation and planning skills, with an ability to prioritise workload effectively. • Excellent telephone & face to face manner. • Ability to type quickly and accurately with exceptional attention to detail. • Experience using Microsoft Word Packages and Digital Audio Typing software.