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Job Reference: AS1279

Legal Secretaries

  • Location: Cambridgeshire
  • Position: Legal Secretaries
  • Type: Permanent, full-time
  • Salary: £20,000 - £26,000 per annum
  • Team contact: Hollie Preston

Job Description

Legal Secretary Opportunites - Cambridgeshire
£20,000 - £26,000 per annum DoE + Competitive Benefits

Our client are a Legal 500 regional law firm, who are progressive and ambitious. Due to growth they have opportunities for experienced, self-sufficient and dynamic legal secretaries to support across multiple departments in roles where you be expected to multitask and offer team support to specific and multiple departments.

Tasks will include but not be limited to:

  •  Providing typing, secretarial and administrative support

  •  Meet clients’ needs and ensure they are kept advised as necessary, under the direction of the fee earner, and use own initiative to update client when necessary

  •  Manage incoming and outgoing mail

  •  Make appointments, arrange meetings and maintain office diaries as required

  •  Attend clients both in person and on the telephone providing support in a professional and friendly manner 

  •  Efficient management of client/matter files to include general filing, together with file opening, preparation of client care letters and terms and conditions, file closure and archiving

  •  Prepare all correspondence and documents through audio-typing and word processing, using company precedents where appropriate

  •  Draft emails and letters, adhering to confidentiality standards

  •  Operate case management system, including storing documents electronically

The successful candidate will have:
  • Excellent computer literacy, with strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office

  • Typing speed of at least 65 wpm

  • Effectively communicate and work in a team environment

  • Excellent organisation and priority skills

  • Evidence of problem solving “can-do” attitude, and the ability to demonstrate a basic knowledge of fee-earners’ work

  • Experience as a legal secretary/secretary, including the use of a digital dictation tool

Benefits Include:
  • Personal health insurance

  • Group life assurance

  • Private health scheme

  • Free car parking spaces at most offices

  • Learning and development support for professional qualifications

  • Long service awards programme

If you like the look of this role apply now.
Alternatively for further information and a confidential discussion please contact hollie.preston@erringtonlegal.co.uk

To apply call us on 01223 803 813

Team Contact: Hollie Preston

Hollie specialises in private client solicitor recruitment as well as the hiring of legal support professionals. (Paralegals, Legal Secretaries, HR, Finance & Marketing). Hollie has an understanding of both sides of the recruitment process, having experienced being both a hiring manager, and a candidate. She therefore appreciates the importance of correctly assessing the needs of the individu…

Testimonial

I cannot recommend Hollie at Errington more highly. She was so helpful and the communication from her was first rate. She fully understood my skills and background and the things that were important to me and my prospective employer. I would not hesitate to use Hollie again, had she not already helped me to get the perfect job.
Conveyancing Executive - Ipswich

Locations

Errington Legal are out of London Legal Recruitment specialists with offices in:

Milton Keynes

Address:
Errington Legal Recruitment
Milton Keynes
Buckinghamshire

Cambridge

Address:
20 Station Road
Cambridge
Cambridgeshire
CB1 2JD

T: 01223 803814

Suffolk

Address:
61 Abbeygate Street
Bury St Edmunds
Suffolk
IP33 1LB

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