Secretary

Manchester
£18,000 - £22,000

Prestigious Office Location

Attractive Salary & Benefits Package

Award Winning Organisation

Our client is a renowned and expanding legal firm who are seeking an experienced Legal Secretary for their Employment, Pensions and IPT team.  The successful candidate will join the specialist practice group and provide a comprehensive secretarial support service as well as providing a team leader service.

Experience in the above fields would advantageous but not essential. The client would also look at Finance and Corporate.

Key responsibilities:

  • Ensuring all the workflow is coordinated appropriately with the other secretaries in the team
  • Delegate workloads to the secretaries and the admin team
  • Make a plan to ensure complex workload deadlines are adhered too
  • Liaise with the fee earners and keep them up to date with their workloads
  • Processing correspondence as required for clients
  • Maintaining both hard and soft copies of client files
  • Answering calls and taking messages where necessary
  • Arranging meetings and conferences
  • Diary management
  • Raising monthly invoices for legal services
  • Dealing with client enquiries
  • Time recording
  • Bills and expenses for allocated fee earners

Other Duties:

  • Attending team meetings
  • Conducting various searches – land registry and company searches
  • Open, close and archive files when required

Skills

  • Ability to type accurately
  • Ability to deal with confidential information
  • Excellent communication skills both written and oral
  • Have excellent IT skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Flexible approach
  • Experience of digital dictation systems
  • Typing speed above 65wpm

The person:

  • Someone who sets challenging and achievable goals
  • Problem solving ability
  • Executive planning and organising
  • A strong technical expertise
  • Teamwork and the ability to work alone
  • To have the likeability factor by all that works with you!

Please note – due to the number of applications we receive we are only able to contact those candidates that are successfully shortlisted for the position. If you do not hear from us within 48 hours of your application then unfortunately you have been unsuccessful.

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