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Legal Secretary

Job Title: Legal Secretary
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Crewkerne
Salary: 18000 - 19000
REF: 276/8.
Contact Name: Carrie Thornton
Contact Email:
Job Published: almost 4 years ago

Job Description


Crewkerne. Somerset

Legal Secretary

Salary: £18k to £19k (Pro Rata)

Our client is looking for a Legal Secretary to join their team part time.

Your main responsibilities would be
* Audio typing
* Word processing
* Producing accurate, timely and professionally presented documentation
* Client communication via the telephone, accurately recording messages and providing assistance where possible
* Effective diary management
* All associated administrative tasks
* Ensuring efficient upkeep of all databases, records, filing systems, opening and closing of files
* Assisting other departments as directed 
* Ensuring conductive working relationships with clients, colleagues and other associated third parties
* Ensuring positive representation of our client at all times
* Undertaking training as directed
* Complying with policies and procedures as set down
* Any additional duties that may be required

Knowledge, Experience & Skills Required
* Appropriate competency level of knowledge and experience in the relevant area(s) of law
* A high standard of written and spoken English
* Fast and accurate audio typing skills (in excess of 60 wpm)
* Microsoft office skills (Word and Excel as required for the role)
* Ability to work effectively as part of a team as well as working on own initiative 
* Ability to prioritise effectively 
* Good organisational and communication skills
* Adaptability and flexibility 
* A high degree of diplomacy and confidentiality in respect of clients and clients matters

Company Benefits
* Either 2 or 3 days per week
* Hours are 9am - 5:15pm 
* 25 days holiday plus bank holidays (pro rata) 
* 1/2 days holiday for birthdays
* 1 hour for lunch
* £19k per annum (pro rata) depending on skills and competencies 
* Contributory Pension Scheme
* Death in service benefit 

If you are interested in this role, please apply