Legal Secretary

£22000 - £24000 per annum, Benefits: Benefits Package
30 Aug 2023
27 Sep 2023
Jamie Warriner
Job Title
Legal Secretary
PQE Level
10+, 2-4, 5-7, 8-10, NQ
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client who is a very reputable Top 500 law firm is looking for a Commercial Legal Secretary to join the team in the office in Christchurch.
Responsibilities include:
  • Acting as the first point of contact for the department with people from inside and outside the firm
  • Screening telephone calls, enquiries and requests, and handling them when appropriate
  • Monitoring voicemails and taking any telephone messages in the Fee Earners’ absence
  • Organising and maintaining diaries and making appointments
  • Dealing with Free Consultation enquiries, collecting information and arranging appointments
  • Dealing with correspondence and writing letters on behalf of the Fee Earners
  • Organising and prepping Fee Earners for any meetings and providing refreshments where required
  • Dealing with incoming emails, faxes and post, and recording these on Visual Files
  • Producing any documents, reports, correspondence etc as required, dictated or otherwise
  • Producing invoices and reporting billed figures to the Fee Earners
  • Ensuring client files are kept up to date, filing all documentation
  • Assistance / cover for other secretaries, as required
  • Occasional support on miscellaneous projects or for other senior staff if time permits
  • Any other reasonable requests made by other members of the Firm to undertake duties from time to time which may not appear in this job description
This role is a full-time position and you will be working alongside a friendly, collaborative team, along with clear progression opportunities in place and a prolific benefits package on offer.
At least 6 months’ secretarial experience, ideally within a legal setting would be ideal for this opportunity, in order to be considered.
If you would like to apply for this amazing opportunity, please email your up-to-date CV to the link attached to discuss further!
(Please note salary is just a guideline and is based on experience)