Legal Secretary PA in Private Client/Contentious Trusts!

England, London
£25000 - £28000 per annum
26 Sep 2016
24 Oct 2016
David Stoddart
Job Title
Legal Secretary
Contract Type
Full Time

A highly reputable UK Law firm that's steeped with prestige, is seeking a new Legal Secretary PA for their Private Client team.

Salary up to £28,000.

A solid Private Client background would be hugely beneficial but more importantly, Contentious Trusts would be ideal. However, if your experience is within Tax, Onshore or Offshore Trusts or Wills and Probate then you MUST get in touch to find out where your next Legal Secretary.

Based close to Liverpool Street, Fenchurch Street, Cannon Street and Blackfriars, their brand new offices (including roof terrace!) couldn't be more accessible.

The firm is a recognised 'player' within the Private Client market and this role involves working for a Private Client Partner who specialises in Contentious Trusts and their team. Not to mention they're one of few firms that actually INVEST in their employees!

It is an absolute must that the successful Legal Secretary PA has strong secretarial skills, coupled with a can-do attitude. Prior experience within a Private Practice Law firm is a pre-requisite for this role - we expect a high number of applications so only the most suitable CVs will be considered.

For an idea of some the Legal Secretary/PA duties involved, please see the list below:

-Providing a high level of comprehensive support to Fee-Earners
-Dealing with and screening calls, delivering a positive client experience.
-Acting as liaison for clients and colleagues who interact with Fee-Earners.
-Building and maintaining knowledge of clients and their matters.
-Providing full secretarial and administrative support including managing files and correspondence.
-Highly proactive and responsive diary management.
-Organising lunches, travel arrangements, scheduling meetings, preparing materials.
-Copy typing, drafting letters and responses (without supervision!)
-Assisting all members of the Private Client Teams where possible.

And for the person themselves:

-Proactive team player with BAGS of enthusiasm
-Confident in working autonomously/independently
-Superb communication and presentation skills
-Excellent telephone manner

So there you go, a brief summary of your next Legal Secretary job…….!

For further information on this position or other Private Client/Contentious Trust positions currently available, please do not hesitate to contact me.