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PW&I Legal Secretary

Posted 12 days 6 hours ago by Journey recruitment

£23,000 - £30,000 Annual
Permanent
Not Specified
Secretarial & PA Jobs
Hampshire, Farnborough, United Kingdom, GU140
Job Description

Are you a fantastic Legal Secretary looking for a new challenge? Do you want to work for an award winning Legal 500 ranked firm? If so, then this could be the perfect job opportunity for you.

Our client is currently looking for a great Legal Secretary to come and join the Private Wealth & Inheritance team within the firm. They are looking for a strong administrator who can hit the ground running. This is the opportunity to work for an award-winning law firm and be part of a busy and exciting team in their beautiful modern offices.

This role is most suitable for a strong administrator or Team Secretary who is looking for an exciting new challenge!

The role is based in Farnborough and is fully office based. The salary is £23,000-£30,000 dependant on experience. In addition to your salary, the company do offer a fantastic discretionary bonus too, this is between £1K-£2K per annum.

Working hours are 9:00-5:30pm Monday - Friday based in the Farnborough office.

What will I be doing as a Legal Secretary?

  • Perform secretarial duties, including proficiency with digital dictation, preparing precedent letters, and supporting multiple fee earners in a busy department.
  • File opening including all aspects of anti-money laundering compliance, file maintenance, file closures, archiving and Will storage.
  • To act as a witness for Will signings & deal with Will and LPA (Lasting Power of Attorney) collections.
  • General secretarial work.
  • Maintaining an up to date knowledge of Firm and Department systems and procedures, adhering to Firm guidelines in course of own work and assisting other members of the team with systems and procedures
  • Billing and accounts administration including producing and issuing bills, collating anticipated monthly fee income, liaising with fee earners and clients and liaising with accounts team.
  • Logging and analysing enquiries.
  • First point of contact for new client enquiries, obtaining relevant information, assessing the matter, and referring work for allocation.
  • Diary management, appointment and meeting room bookings, team meetings, key dates/deadlines.

What skills/ attributes do I need as a Legal Secretary?

  • Able to work on your own initiative
  • Strong team player
  • Excellent Client Services and communication skills
  • Working to high standards
  • Proficiency in Microsoft packages
  • Skilled administrator

Benefits:

  • Free daily office fruit
  • Competitive salaries
  • Annual bonus schemes
  • Pension contributions
  • Generous holiday entitlements
  • Onsite parking
  • Modern/Swanky Office

Does this Legal Secretary role sound perfect for you? Then please do apply now !

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