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Job Reference: SP1352

Legal Secretary / Team Administrator

  • Location: Cambridge
  • Position: Legal Secretary / Team Administrator
  • Type: Permanent, full-time
  • Team contact: Hollie Preston

Job Description

Legal Secretary/Administrator – Banking & Finance - Competitive Salary + Benefits
Cambridge with hybrid working

Our client, a top 100 UK law firm, are seeking a Legal Secretary / Administrator to be part of their secretarial team to provide professional, proactive, high level secretarial support to an allocated group of fee earners as well as the wider fee earning team.

Experience or knowledge of Banking or Finance is not essential, but the role will require you to have the technical ability to produce and amend documents with speed and accuracy; format, paginate, number and present documents in 'house style' and proof read all work, checking for spelling and grammar. You will prepare papers for meetings, dealing with any necessary paperwork following meetings attended by fee earners.

Additional Responsibilities include:

  • Managing diaries in Outlook and making all necessary travel arrangements

  • Processing all forms including new client form, new matter form, money laundering form, training course booking forms etc

  • Preparing narratives and bills and keeping billing files up to date

  • Immediately clarifying instructions from fee earners as necessary

  • Responding to internal and external telephone enquiries politely, professionally and accurately

Required Skills and Qualifications:

  • Previous experience of using a digital dictation tool

  • Excellent spelling and punctuation

  • Excellent written and verbal communication

  • Excellent IT skills, including Outlook, Word, PowerPoint and Excel

  • Positive and enthusiastic approach to teamwork

  • Adaptable and flexible

  • Self-motivated, ability to use initiative and provide pro-active support to fee-earners

  • Ability to remain calm and work under pressure to meet strict deadlines

Benefits include:
  • Agile Working Policy

  • Staff Profit Share / Salary sacrifice

  • Enhanced Maternity/Paternity Leave

  • Private Healthcare - BUPA

  • Life Assurance / Permanent Health Insurance

If you like the look of this role apply now.
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…


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