Legal Secretary - MIPTOC

Location
E1W
Salary
Up to £38,000
Posted
21 Apr 2022
Closes
18 May 2022
Ref
MTLS31
Job Title
Legal Secretary
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time

A prestigious UK Law Firm based in the West-End is looking to hire a new Legal Secretary to work in the MIPTOC (Media, IP, Technology, Outsourcing & Commercial Contracts) team on an initial 12 Month Maternity Cover FTC, supporting Head of Practice Services, partners and fee-earners within the Commercial, Technology & Outsourcing team and secretarial colleagues.  This role has a generous hybrid working structure of minimum 2 days in the office and the rest remote with a flexible pattern and agile working in office.

Responsibilities will include proactively working as part of the Legal Secretary Team to support an allocated number of Partners and lawyers and ensuring consistencies in support levels are delivered. Duties of the Legal Secretary will include document production and amendment of documents and transcription of dictations, managing Partners’ and lawyers’ diaries and arrange appointments (both internal and external), organising travel, accommodation and transfers as appropriate and pro-actively preparing complex travel itineraries for each trip, managing administration of meetings, including collation of documentation required, forward planning and thinking of requirements before and after Partners’ and lawyers’ meetings, using judgement to manage workload issues; take ownership of enquiries and ensure other issues are referred/delegated to the appropriate person and dealt with in a timely fashion, maintain up-to-date contact details for clients and all other, prepare and submit expenses when required using Chrome River. 

Candidates need to be available immediately and must have extensive Legal Secretarial experience, within a similar department, strong written, communication and organisational skills. Standard Hours are 9.30am – 5.30pm. A salary of up to £38,000 is on offer, plus benefits.