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Legal Secretary

  • Location:

    Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

  • Sector:

    Legal

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £22000 - £23000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Louise

  • Contact email:

    louise.lersch@brookstreet.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    PET/670913_1600075378

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    26/10/2020

  • Startdate:

    28/09/20

Job Description

Re you an experienced Legal Secretary or have a good academic background with the ambition to peruse a legal career? Do you want to work for a reputable and award-winning law firm? Do you want to work for a company that reward their staff with some exciting benefits? Are you career driven?

You will be working for a law firm that has been established in Lincolnshire for 85 years with a strong focus on agriculture and rural estates, the food sector and commercial property.

Primary responsibilities are to:

Provide the Private Client team with typing, secretarial and administrative support;
Transcribe and prepare all correspondence and documents through audio-typing and word processing;
Assist with digital dictation and administrative support across the company;
Operate case management system including storing documents electronically
Deal with administrative routines as required to include scanning, faxing printing and photocopying;
Be involved in the efficient management of client/matter files to include general filing, file opening, preparation of client Care letters and terms and conditions, file closure and archiving;
Make appointments, arrange meetings and maintain manager/fee earners diary as required;
Attend clients both in person and on the telephone, ensuring the confidentiality of all the company`s and clients` information - keeping in line with Covid regulations.

Ideally you will be an experienced Legal PA/Secretary, but it is not essential if you have a good academic background. You will ideally also be computer literate with experience with Microsoft Office. It is essential you have the ability to work under pressure, have high attention to detail & are a hardworking individual.

Training is offered in this position with opportunities to do secretarial courses and development programmes.

You may be expected to travel to other sites within this role, although some work and meetings may be managed virtually due to current circumstances.

You will be working 9:00 till 17:30, Monday to Thursday & 9:00 till 17:00 on Fridays.

You will benefit off a competitive salary between £21,000 to £23,000 which can be negotiated depending on your skills and experience. To add to this, how does 23 days holiday plus bank holiday, pension plan of up to 4%, personal health insurance, free car parking, discounted legal fees & treatments by a reflexologist/masseur, sound to you?

If you have any questions about this role please contact Louise at Brook Street Recruitment Peterborough.

Apply now for immediate consideration for the role.

Thank you, we look forward to receiving your application.

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