Legal Secretary - Corporate

Location
Homeworking/London
Salary
Up to £39,000 + Benefits
Posted
25 May 2022
Closes
20 Jun 2022
Job Title
Legal PA
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Our client is a prestigious law firm based in the beating heart of the City – they are now looking to recruit an experienced Legal Secretary to join their thriving Corporate & Commercial team to provide a polished support service to their Senior partners and fee earners.

You will be working as part of the team to provide general secretarial and administration support. You will assist the team in providing fee earners with effective and high-quality assistance, enabling them to focus on providing the best legal services to clients.

You will ideally have secretarial/team assistant experience gained from a Corporate/Commercial department within a recognised law firm.

The standard hours are 9.30am to 5.30pm. The salary on offer is up to £39,000 + Benefits. This role is a permanent position, and the client are currently using a hybrid working approach (3 days in the office, 2 from home).

This is a fantastic Legal Secretary opportunity to join one of the most highly regarded law firms in the City!

Your responsibilities as a Legal Secretary will include:

  • Working as part of the secretarial support team assisting fee earners
  • Providing diary management
  • Managing filing systems and workflows to maintain an effective and up to date filing system
  • Applying your knowledge and proficiency in MS Office Suite (and other software where necessary) to manage all documents and correspondence accurately including creating (internal, business development & client-facing), formatting, filing, dictation, bundling
  • Having a strong understanding of the practice management system (training provided)
  • Ensuring requirements for opening and closing files/matters are fulfilled in a timely manner, consulting with their compliance department
  • Responsible for ensuring fee earners’ compliance on matters regarding debt, and general matter management requirements and generating relevant reports
  • Managing finance transactions and requests for clients and matters via their practice management system (training provided)
  • Being the driver of the billing workflow -  facilitating timely billing and unbilled time review and management

Requirements as a Legal Secretary will include:

  • Previous Legal PA/Legal Secretary/Team Assistant experience
  • Previous experience within Corporate or Commercial department of a recognised law firm
  • Confident with billing and retainer billing
  • Fast, accurate typing skills
  • Highly skilled on all MS Office applications
  • Ability to be flexible to meet the demands of the work