Legal Secretary - Tax & Trusts

Blue Pelican
£25,000 - £28,000 + bonus + benefits
11 Mar 2024
08 Apr 2024
Job Title
Legal Secretary
Practice Area
Wills & Probate
Contract Type
Full Time

Legal Secretary (Private Client) - Canterbury


£25,000 - £28,000 p/a + discretionary bonus + benefits such as private medical insurance


Full time or part time considered (permanent role)


2 days a week hybrid working (after a 6-month probation period)




A leading law firm in Canterbury are looking for an experienced Legal Secretary to join their busy Tax & Estates planning team. The firm have a commitment towards developing and retaining their staff to ensure that it remains a great place to work, and so that clients can receive the best possible service. People are their most important asset, and they are proud of their supportive and approachable culture.




Main Responsibilities


  • Answering calls, taking clear and precise messages, and passing on to the relevant fee earner
  • Administration to include daily filing, typing, responsibility for client files, photocopying, scanning, preparing mail and enclosures, and arranging client visits
  • Arranging appointments, booking meeting rooms and coordinating your fee-earners calendar.
  • Ensure the confidentiality of all the firm’s and client documentation and information.



The Ideal Candidate


  • You must have previous experience working as a legal secretary (ideally within tax & estate planning)
  • You will possess excellent organisational skills and have the ability to prioritise competing workloads
  • Will have strong communication skills (both written and verbal) and be confident in liaising with multiple stakeholders and clients
  • Technology skills – you must be familiar with Microsoft packages and are able learn new systems with ease

I recruit for legal support roles across Kent, so if this opportunity isn’t quite right, please get in touch to discuss other options.