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    Legal Secretary Family Department

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Legal Secretaries
  • Location: Preston, Lancashire
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Date posted: 03/07/2018
  • Job reference: 34512_1530605729

Legal Secretary - Family

Preston

£16,000 - £18,000 depending on experience

I am working with a forward thinking firm in Preston who are looking for a legal Secretary with Family experience to join them on a permanent basis.

The key responsibilities of the Legal Secretary are:

  • All administrative tasks for Partner and wider office
  • Answering and dealing with incoming telephone calls and directing calls to the relevant person and to take accurate telephone messages
  • Support with preparation of legal documents as required
  • Preparing and sending correspondence and invoices to clients, including audio typing
  • Reviewing official correspondence
  • Reviewing incoming emails, noting instructions and relevant deadlines, replying where appropriate, and saving to electronic files
  • Compliance with relevant protocols
  • Recording and passing on telephone messages accurately and promptly
  • Both copying, typing and digital dictation of letters, file notes, documents, bills and legal forms
  • Filing of letters, emails and general correspondence
  • To assist with file openings of new clients
  • Diary/email management
  • All general administration duties

The successful Legal Secretary will have/be:

  • Previous experience in a similar position
  • Ability to handle and prioritise large volumes of data
  • Excellent administrative skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent IT skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing in a clear, concise and friendly manner is essential
  • Client service skills
  • Excellent organisational skills

For more information contact Leanne Taylor @ Clayton legal or click apply

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