Legal Secretary - Private Client

Recruiter
Blue Pelican
Location
Sevenoaks
Salary
Competitive - please contact me directly for further information
Posted
11 Jun 2024
Closes
09 Jul 2024
Job Title
Legal Secretary
Practice Area
Private Client
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
  • Legal Secretary – Private Client
  • Sevenoaks, Kent
  • 5 days a week, permanent role (4 days may be considered)
  • 09:30 – 17:30 (1 hour lunch)

 

My client is a reputable law firm in Sevenoaks and well ranked in the legal directories. They are looking for a Legal Secretary to join their Private Client team, who are one of the largest Private Client Advisory teams in the East of England. This role will be responsible for supporting a partner and other fee earners with secretarial duties such as:

 

Managing diaries of the partner, and other fee earners as required Production of documentation and letters with high speed, accuracy and attention to detail Liaising with clients over the phone and via email, passing clear and concise messages to the relevant people when required Processing expense claims, payment requisition forms and returned advances Maintaining electronic and paper-based filing and photocopying/scanning documents Responsibility for processing documents such as, new client forms, new matter forms, money laundering, training courses, booking forms etc. Preparing of bills and keeping the files up to date

 

The firm are looking for someone that can work well with clients that may be facing a difficult situation regarding wills, probate etc. This role will be pressured at times as it’s a busy department, but the team work well together, and training and support will be offered.

 

 

About you

 

You will be proficient in Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint Accurate typing skills of at least 50wpm (audio & copy typing) Previous experience as a legal secretary in a private client team You must possess a high level of organisational skills with excellent attention to detail and the ability to prioritise tasks. You will be positive and professional, work well under pressure and able to work independently and as part of a team. Great telephone manner Remain calm under pressure to meet deadlines