Salary: £18,000 to £23,000pa
Location: Peterborough, Stamford, Market Deeping
Our client, one of the leading law firms in the region, has an exciting opportunity in a fast-paced environment, for an experienced Legal Secretary / Team Assistant to support a team of lawyers, offering a wide of range of legal services. They have a reward programme to show they recognise someone has gone that extra mile or demonstrated excellence in their role.
The role of Legal Secretary:
Creating invoices and credit notes
Completing monthly expenses
Carrying out audits on lawyers’ files to ensure they are compliant with AML and SRA regulations
Amending documents and letters
Keeping the document management system updated with any changes in client’s information
Work with cloud dictation system (Oyez Speech 7) print documents and complete TA dictations
Providing efficient diary and email management
Providing effective management of visitors and calls
Handling incoming and outgoing mail
Planning ahead/research and organising of key events, meetings and conference calls
Recording the teams Business Development activities
Managing communication with internal and external contacts ensuring HODs are informed of all matters
Supporting other secretaries when needed
Managing room bookings and catering arrangements, as required (e.g. daily lunch and Board Meeting refreshments)
Create zylpha bundles and prepare correspondence, presentations, Board papers etc.
As a Legal Secretary you will:
Have experience working within the legal and/or professional services industry
Be self-managed using your own initiative to prioritise, organise your own time and workload to meet deadlines
Be a strong team player with a 'can do’ approach
Be a proactive individual, delivering a quality service with commitment and actively raising the profile of the firm
Be highly efficient, supportive and flexible
Have excellent communication skills, both written and oral
Have a high degree of resilience and ability to perform well under pressure
As a Legal Secretary, this is an excellent opportunity to further develop skills in a flourishing, positive environment, where new ideas are actively encouraged and where you can make a difference.
Due to the overwhelming application response we receive through various sources, should you not hear from us within one week then please assume your application has been unsuccessful.
Please note that our client is an equal opportunities employer and adheres to all relevant legislation and offer services regardless of age, race, sex, disability or religious belief.