Legal Secretary

Location UK / Belfast

Job Type Permanent full-time, TemporaryContract

Salary Negotiable

Updated 1 week ago

Reference 1365864

 Job Description

Top tier local firm. Competitive package. Excellent opportunity.

Our client, a leading Law Firm are looking for an experienced Legal Secretary to join their Defence Litigation team. Experience of working for a law firm in this discipline is desirable. Excellent opportunity for someone to enhance their skill-set in the market and work alongside market specialists on some competitive work flows.

 

The role;

  • Process correspondence and documents for respective Legal Adviser/Partner, liaising with other secretaries and the Workflow Coordinator,
  • Audio and copy-typing of legal documents using digital dictation.

To undertake various administrative duties which may include the following:

  • Keeping files up to date (hard and soft copy),
  • Preparing files for archiving,
  • Dealing with faxes, photocopying and scanning,
  • Dealing with phone calls in a prompt and efficient manner,
  • Liaising with clients via telephone and email,
  • Arranging meetings, conference calls and seminars as and when necessary,
  • Maintaining Legal Advisers/Partners diary and follow-up system,
  • Travel coordination – transport and accommodation arrangements,
  • Organise events for the department,
  • Coordinating billing within tight deadlines, printing and saving bills to directories and dealing with cheque requests,
  • Monitoring and updating intermediary and client contact database
  • Support the Asset Finance team as and when required,
  • To follow all the Firm’s policies and procedures,
  • To ensure confidentiality is maintained always.

Essential skills:

  • Ability to type quickly and accurately,
  • Ability to deal with confidential information,
  • Excellent communication skills at all levels using varying methods,
  • Excellent administration / organisational skills,
  • Excellent interpersonal skills,
  • Great attention to detail,
  • The ability to prioritise their own workload,
  • The ability to work on their own initiative,
  • A good team spirit with proven team working skills.
  • Hardworking, flexible and adaptable in their approach,
  • Proactive in work ethic and strive for continuous improvement,
  • Experience of digital dictation systems to a competent level is desirable but not essential as training will be given,
  • High level of knowledge of Microsoft Office products including Word and Excel.

 

Hunter Savage are a leading niche legal recruitment firm based in Belfast. All of the consultants are experts within the legal field and as such ensure that we provide a unique insight into recruitment market. All our candidate dealings are highly confidential and we ensure that we provide a personalised consultative service to each candidate.

Should you be interested in applying for this role please contact Declan Frith for a confidential discussion today.