Legal Secretary - Corporate

05 Apr 2017
03 May 2017
Job Title
Legal Secretary
Practice Area
Contract Type
Full Time

Legal Secretary - Corporate 


Salary: £37,000

Owen Reed are recruiting for a Legal Secretary to join a top law firm working in the Corporate department.  The Legal Secretary will deliver outstanding legal secretarial support to partners and fee-earners, displaying a strong focus on exceptional client service. This is a fantastic opportunity for a Legal Secretary who is driven, enthusiastic and passionate about delivering a professional secretarial service of the highest quality.

Responsibilities of the Legal Secretary
• Proactive diary management
• Digital dictation
• Creating/amending documents and letters
• Organising meetings, travel arrangements, lunches and conference calls
• Proactive interest in matter opening to include drafting, letters of engagement and related correspondence
• Collating billing guides, drafting narratives and covering letters to clients
• Time recording
• Updating/adding contacts to InterAction, including managing lists and reports
• Processing expense claims
• Photocopying and filing/e-filing

Experience, Skills & Knowledge
• Fast, accurate typing
• Ability to turn around documents at speed
• Proficient in using InterAction and Microsoft Office suite of applications
• Ability to prioritise and organise
• Effective communicator
• Strong attention to detail
• Ability to use own initiative and remain calm under pressure
• Sound team player
• Confident and professional telephone manner
• Pro-active and "can do" attitude
• Professional approach to work and clients
• Delivers work to deadlines and keeps relevant parties involved
• Ability to deal with issues with integrity and to use own initiative
• Experienced at supporting multiple individuals
• Adopts a flexible approach to work

For more information please contact Lauren Quarrington