Legal Secretary

£21000 - £21000

Due to continued growth, our client is seeking to appoint an experienced Legal Secretary to join their team!

  • £21,000 per annum
  • Lincoln
  • Full time, Permanent, 37 hours per week

The essential skills:

  • experience as a legal secretary/secretary, including the use of a digital dictation tool.
  • computer literacy, with strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office.
  • a typing speed of at least 65 wpm/90% accuracy.
  • an ability to communicate effectively at all levels, to remain calm and respond well in pressurised situations.
  • an ability to organise own work effectively and plan well to meet required deadlines.
  • evidence of a problem solving "can-do" attitude and the ability to work effectively in a team environment experience of working in a professional organisation with the ability to demonstrate a basic knowledge of fee-earners’ work.

The primary responsibilities are:

  • provide the team with typing, secretarial and administrative support.
  • work responsibly to support the needs of the fee earners and the priorities given delivering a quality service.
  • assist with digital dictation and administrative support across the company in line with the Company’s workflow ethic.
  • 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 in a timely and accurate manner together with file opening, preparation of client care letters and terms and conditions, file closure and archiving.