Temporary Legal Secretary

Job Ref: Legal Sec
Sector: Admin & Secretarial
Date Added: 11 April 2018
  • Canterbury, Kent, South East, England
  • £10.49 - £11.26 per Hour
  • Bluearrow Maidstone
  • 01622 662 144

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My Client a Legal Secretary firm are looking for a temporary Secretary to join a well established legal practice in their Private Client team based in Canterbury.

Main Responsibilities;

  • Providing full secretarial support to the departmental fee earners, including arranging appointments, dealing with client queries in person and by phone, together with preparation of correspondence and documents.
  • Filing, photocopying and opening/closing client files in a timely manner;
  • Regular consideration of client files and liaising with partner and fee earners on any action required;
  • Maintaining and coordinating diaries and diary notes and reporting on these as necessary.
  • Working as a member of the secretarial team; answering incoming calls, greeting visitors to Reception on occasion,  and any other general office administrative duties as required. 
  • Confident and assertive whilst sympathetic and understanding towards clients

Experience and Skills;

  • Relevant secretarial experience (Legal experience proffered)
  • Literate and numerate
  • Competent in the use of MS Word and Outlook (Professional) gained in a working environment, preferably the legal industry
  • Must have Proficient audio touch typing skills
  • Clear verbal and written communication skills, capable of drafting own basic correspondence as necessary
  • Team working (flexible and adaptable to the needs of the team)
  • Ability to work on own initiative, to balance priorities in order to meet sometimes demanding deadlines.
  • Attention to accuracy and detail
  • Presentable in appearance

This is a temporary role due to last until 31st  May
9am - 5pm
Monday - Friday
£10.49 - £11.26 DOE

Please Call Martine or Sammy on  01622662144 for telephone interview