London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom Full Time

Job role insights

  • Date posted

    April 14, 2024

  • Closing date

    April 14, 2024

  • Offered salary

    Min:£30,000/year

  • Career level

    Senior

  • Experience

    3 - 5 Years

Description

Job Title: Legal Secretary

About Us: Our client is a leading law firm based in the heart of London, specializing in corporate law. With a dedication to delivering exceptional legal services, they have built a reputation for excellence and integrity within the industry. As they continue to expand, they are now seeking an experienced Legal Secretary to join their dynamic team.

About the Role: As an Experienced Legal Secretary, you will play a crucial role in supporting the firm's legal professionals in their day-to-day operations. You will be responsible for providing comprehensive administrative assistance and ensuring the smooth functioning of the legal department. Your duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Managing and organizing complex legal documents, including drafting and formatting correspondence, briefs, and pleadings.
  • Coordinating meetings, appointments, and travel arrangements for attorneys and clients.
  • Handling incoming communications, including phone calls, emails, and faxes, and directing them to the appropriate parties.
  • Maintaining and updating electronic and paper filing systems in accordance with established procedures.
  • Assisting with billing and invoicing processes, including tracking billable hours and expenses.
  • Performing general office tasks such as photocopying, scanning, and faxing.

About You: You should possess the following qualifications and skills:

  • Proven proficiency in Microsoft Office suite, particularly Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Excellent organizational and time-management abilities, with a keen attention to detail.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to compose professional correspondence.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and manage multiple deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Discretion and professionalism when handling confidential information.
  • Experience with legal billing software (e.g., Clio, Legal Files) is preferred but not required.

Benefits: In return for your hard work and dedication, our client offers a competitive salary commensurate with experience, along with a comprehensive benefits package including:

  • Health insurance coverage
  • Pension plan
  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Professional development opportunities
  • A supportive and collaborative work environment

Location: This position is based in London, conveniently located near public transportation links.

If you are a highly organized and proactive individual with a passion for legal administration, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity. Join our client's team and be part of a firm that is committed to excellence and success in the legal industry.

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