Legal Secretary

894846
£19000 - £19000

SEEKING A ROLE THAT DOES YOU JUSTICE?

| LEGAL SECRETARY |

| £19,000 PER ANNUM |

| DERBY CITY CENTRE |

Our client are seeking to appoint an efficient and dependable Legal Secretary to provide a high standard of support to the professional services team! You will be able to work at speed but with accuracy in this fast-paced environment.You will be proactive, keen to learn and to integrate yourself into the team culture, ensuring optimum efficiency!

Responsibilities:

  • Produce accurate documents from dictation, verbal or written instructions including the use of templates and precedents
  • To complete all legal aid applications and deal with enquiries
  • Ensure all cases are opened and logged on the ALB case management system
  • Receiving the mornings post, checking the same for key dates and acting upon the same if appropriate, locating relevant files and placing before the Fee Earner for his attention
  • Maintaining the Fee Earner's diary of forthcoming appointments and action
  • Attending clients both in person and on the telephone and to provide such support in a professional and courteous manner
  • Establish and maintain efficient paper and electronic filing systems for the Fee Earner. This includes the timely and accurate filing of correspondence and documents
  • To prepare outgoing correspondence and enclosures for despatch

Skills/Attributes/Experience:

  • Experience in a similar role is ESSENTIAL
  • Proficiency with Microsoft packages, specifically Word & Excel
  • Strong administration skills
  • Desire to integrate yourself into the team culture
  • Highly organised, excellent attention to detail
  • Team player with a strong work ethic

Please only apply for this position if you can evidence, on your CV, the essential elements of the post.

Should this not be the case, you will only receive an automatically generated email response to your application with no further communication.