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2nd Jobber: 9 month FTC, Legal Secretary in the Commercial Disputes team at Award-Winning Law Firm: between £30,000 – £35,000

  • Job Type :

    Contract

    Full-Time

  • Salary : Between £30,000 - £35,000 + Excellent Benefits

A prestigious International Law Firm is looking to hire a new Legal Secretary to join the Commercial Disputes team on a permanent basis, supporting a team of Associates and Trainees.  This is a perfect opportunities with someone with a minimum of 6 months Legal Secretarial experience.  Responsibilities will include diary management for Fee-Earners as required, using own initiative to arrange meetings and conference calls, checking of Fee-Earner e-mails as required in their absence, booking video/conference calls, meeting rooms and required refreshments, and making lunch and dinner reservations, making simple travel arrangements as required e.g. booking train tickets and collating itineraries, handling telephone enquiries in a professional and polite manner, taking accurate messages and following up on any agreed actions, managing the workflow to DPC, Reprographics etc. as required; proactively taking steps to ensure work is returned within required timescales, amending and formatting agreements/documents as required, sort pieces of copy-typing and digital dictation, carrying out PDF to Word conversions and vice versa, collating all indexing on legal documentation and setting up files, production of short, less complex PowerPoint presentations, proof-reading of all documents to ensure the delivery of work of the highest quality, insertion of business contact cards into Outlook and InterAction, processing fee-earner expenses on Chrome River in a timely manner.  Candidates must have a minimum of 6 months Legal Secretarial experience, in addition to strong communication, organisational and technical skills.  Standard hours are 9.30am – 5.30pm.