Legal Secretary

Attractive Salary and Benefits
10 Oct 2016
07 Nov 2016
Job Title
Legal Secretary
Practice Area
Private Client
Contract Type
Full Time
Having recently opened a new office in the South East, Top 100 Law Firm Thrings currently have a new and exciting vacancy in our Private Client team based in Southampton. Main purpose of the role; • Providing a secretarial service to three fee earners to include audio and copy typing services, producing letters and documents utilising our Case Management and IT systems as appropriate, ensuring the highest levels of speed, accuracy, presentation & confidentiality. • Managing the filing system, including electronic file management on the IT systems, following correct procedure to aid rapid retrieval and provide an effective source of information. • Photocopying appropriate documents, and setting up and archiving files. • To respond quickly and efficiently to all telephone calls, ensuring that an appropriate answer is given or an accurate message is taken and passed to the relevant member of the team for action. Skills and Experience; • GCSE passes (or equivalent) in English and Maths • Experience within Professional Services with at least 12 months experience as a legal secretary • Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications • Planning and organising • Time management • Turns problems into solutions • Able to give and receive feedback constructively • Numerate; able to understand budgets and targets and forecast working time • Strong IT skills; adapts to information systems quickly; able to use case management systems effectively • Excellent literacy skills including drafting style, attention to detail, and accurate use of the English language • Audio typing skills If you feel you have the necessary skills and experience and are interested in applying please send your CV today. This job specification is not exhaustive; any task that is deemed suitable and relevant to the role may be required by the supervisor. This specification will be reviewed regularly and may be revised to suit the firm’s requirements.