Private Client, Tax and Family Legal Secretary - 6-8 Month FTC

Recruiter
JM Legal Ltd
Location
London
Salary
30000.00 GBP Annual
Posted
10 Sep 2017
Expires
08 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Freelance
My client, a firm based in the City, with a rich history are seeking an Private Client Legal Secretary to join their well established firm. They look to be the market leader in their chosen area of expertise, advising clients on the contentious and non-contentious legal, business and personal issues they face.

They are looking for an extremely organised and proactive Legal secretary to provide a high level of professional support to the fee earners and the department.

Responsibilities:

Organisational Support

* Effective and proactive diary management, and awareness of Fee Earners' workloads to plan ahead, with minimal supervision
* Processes relevant applications, forms or searches, with minimal supervision
* Has an excellent knowledge of all systems/processes used within the Department
* Is professional and maintains effective communications with clients and Fee Earners
* Maintains up-to-date knowledge and understanding of Fee Earners' matters to enable a proactive support service
* Researches new clients/contacts and prepares bios before meetings, and conducts basic research (on-line or otherwise) for Fee Earners when required
* Arranges travel and any other activities on behalf of others, where appropriate.

Document Production

* Creates typed work of a high quality, formatting in accordance with house style, at high speed, with accuracy and following internal guidelines
* Makes effective use of the Document Management System
* Creates new documents from the Firm's templates, using contact data from InterAction where appropriate
* Proof-reads all documents for spelling, grammar and sense, querying wording where appropriate
* Proactively uses initiative to compose and send on behalf of Fee Earners, correspondence requiring focused concentration and attention to detail

PREVIOUS SECRETARIAL EXPERIENCE IN A LAW FIRM IS ESSENTIAL.