Legal Secretary - Private Client

Location
Kent, Herne Bay
Salary
£17500.00 - £20000.00 per annum
Posted
19 Mar 2019
Closes
16 Apr 2019
Ref
Req/517207
Contact
Charli Courtney
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Title: Legal Secretary - Private Client
Location: Kent
Salary: £17,500 - £20,000 per annum

We are currently working on behalf of a law firm looking for an experienced Legal Secretary to join their office, situated within the Kent area for the Private Client department.

Duties & Responsibilities;

- Provide complete secretarial support to the department's fee-earners
- Client liaison face to face, over email and telephone communication
- Prepare correspondence and documents by audio typing via digital dictation system
- Arrange appointments and bookings
- Administrative duties; filing, scanning, photocopying, opening and closing client files
- Provide absence cover when needed on reception
- Diary management
- Comply with firm's relevant polices and procedures
- Identify the standards and systems required to continually improve client service
- Comply with the business accounts and administrative disciplines and procedures
- Agree clear objectives linked to the firm's business plan and participate in the performance management system, assessing performance and giving feedback as relevant


Experience & Skills;

- Recent and relevant Legal Secretarial experience
- Knowledge within Private Client is preferable
- Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
- Good IT skills
- Skilled audio typist
- Familiar with transcription via Digital Dictation is desirable
- Experience with using a Practice Management System (Legal office/Videss)
- Able to prioritise a busy work load and work well under pressure

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