Role details

Legal Secretary (Business Property)

Bath   •   £19,000 - £22,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Award Winning Law firm
  • Full time permanent position, based in Bath

About Our Client

Our client, an award winning law firm, are looking for an experience Legal Secretary to join their team, on a permanent basis.

Job Description

Duties of the Legal Secretary which is based in the Business Property team include, but are not limited to:-

  • Dealing with clients in person and on the telephone;
  • Typing - word processing of correspondence and large/complex documents (to include using the firm's house style, formatting, track changes etc.;
  • Emailing, filing & photo-copying;
  • Booking and co-coordinating meeting and travel arrangements along with general diary management
  • Preparing precedents of documents
  • Dealing with post and arrangements for sending large/heavy documents by registered post;
  • Scanning and coping large documents;
  • Setting up documents in house style, saving on the firms IT system, to include auto numbering/cross referencing/table of contents, visioning and use of delta view;
  • Supporting other secretaries and fee-earners as required;
  • Liaising with the accounts department on preparation and payment of bills and other accounts queries;
  • Dealing with any administrative tasks required by immediate fee earners;

The Successful Applicant

The ideal candidate for the Legal Secretary (Business Property Team) position will possess:-

  • Previous experience working within a Property Team
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Good IT skills. Knowledge of document management systems and an excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office would be beneficial.
  • Accurate and efficient audio and copy typing skills.
  • Professional and effective telephone skills taking detailed messages where necessary
  • Good communication skills not only in person but also in writing and on the phone.
  • Strong inter-personal skills when dealing with clients and work colleagues alike.
  • Ability to work under pressure showing commitment to your colleagues and the Firm in general.
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills.
  • High attention to detail and the ability to contribute to improving working practices.

What's on Offer

A competitive salary is on offer for the successful candidate as well as the opportunity to work for a fantastic company.

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