Legal secretary - Commercial, IP and Corporate

Location
England, Greater Manchester, Manchester
Salary
£17000 - £19000 per annum
Posted
27 Sep 2021
Closes
25 Oct 2021
Ref
51107
Contact
Ellie Sedgwick
Job Title
Legal Secretary
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

My client is a well-established multi service law firm based in South Manchester, they are looking to recruit an experienced Legal Secretary for their busy Corporate and Commercial team.

Duties/Responsibilities:

* Providing full PA/Secretarial support to busy partners and fee-earners

* Answering and re-directing calls

* Dealing with all related correspondence and documentation utilising a case management system

* Extensive diary management - using different time zones for international clients, creating itineraries and circulating appropriate documentation. * Booking training and organising travel arrangements

* Dictation - Minute taking and audio typing as required

* Production of letters, emails, documents, invoices and other legal documentation * File/Matter management including file opening, drafting engagement letters, terms of business, funding agreements, undertaking file closure, auditing files

* Proofreading all correspondence and business material before it leaves the office

* Assisting with billing preparation, invoicing and assisting fee earners with client accounts and first stage debtor correspondence

* Assisting with billing preparation, invoicing and assisting fee earners with client accounts and first stage debtor correspondence

You will need:

* At least 2 years' experience as a Legal Secretary / PA

* Experience within a Corporate/Commercial/IP team

* Experience working in a team of busy fee earners

* Exceptional communication skills with accurate spelling and grammar

* Awareness of client confidentiality, information security and data protection

* Highly organised with the ability to successfully multi-task and prioritise workload, manage own time effectively and take ownership of projects and tasks

* Technology minded making tasks and processes more efficient

This role offers a competitive salary, home working, generous annual leave, alongside this you can pick from a range of benefits, allowing you to build a package that suits your needs and lifestyle, as well as those of your family.

If you would like to apply for this role, please forward an up to date copy of your CV to Ellie Sedgwick or call for an informal discussion.

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