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Litigation Legal Secretary

  • Job Type :

    Permanent

    Full-Time

  • Salary : Up to £44,000 + Benefits

Our boutique litigation law firm is currently looking for a Legal Secretary to join their expanding Trusts & Insolvency team and work for a number of high-level Partners. This role will consist of a range of varying duties and responsibility whilst working in a fast past yet collegiate environment. Duties will include being the first point of contact for the partners, department and representing the team, typing correspondence, documentation, notes, reports, forms, minutes, spreadsheets, slides etc, drafting correspondence and emails, communicating with clients and others on the telephone, via email and in person, responding to queries and assisting generally, organising meetings, conferences, consultations and mediations, carrying out organisational and administrative tasks such as copying, proof-reading, extensive file management (hard copy and email), diary and travel management, accounting: processing payment of invoices, time recording, assisting with the billing process, dealing with expenses, preparing statements of account including narratives, awareness of client preferences, charge-out rates, funding arrangements, collating financial data for monthly reports, maintaining client data, assisting with marketing activities, coordinating departmental processes and events (appraisals, social activities, training workshops, recording of learning, development and continuing competence), undertaking a range of ad-hoc duties and projects as delegated from time to time. Candidates should be highly organised and pro-active working under pressure and to tight deadlines, they should also have previous experience working within a law firm in a Litigation department. The core hours for this role are 9.30am – 5.30pm and this role is paying up to £44,000.

 

Have you previously worked in a law firm environment within a Litigation department?

 

Have you previously worked for Senior Partners/Heads of Department?

 

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