Legal Secretary – Guildford

Location:Guildford
Salary:£24,000 - £27,000
Type:Permanent
Sector:PA & Secretarial

Legal Secretary – Guildford

£24,000 – £27,000

Our client is seeking a Legal Secretary to join their busy team. This is a fantastic opportunity for individuals with strong Legal Secretary experience to join a fast-paced team in an exciting environment.

 Job Description

  • Manage diaries, ensuring they are up to date and reminding lawyers of meetings etc. on a daily basis
  • Arrange meetings, book conference rooms, refreshments, check rooms prior to meetings etc. and liaise with other attendees, both internal and external
  • Organise travel arrangements, book and confirm reservations and deal with related details
  • Arrange or, where not appropriate, conduct photocopying, printing, organising couriers, sending out of letters, faxes etc
  • Arrange for files to be opened and closed, supervise general filing requirements and record keeping
  • Use effective systems to ensure that both short and long-term tasks are completed within required timescales
  • Support lawyers in marketing activities including involvement in preparation of pitches and presentations
  • Enter, maintain and update client details and relevant information on the firm’s contacts system
  • Check correspondence, attachments, documents, reports, presentations, faxes etc produced by the Document Production team before they are passed to the relevant lawyer and undertake basic/minor amendments where appropriate
  • Type urgent/short/confidential correspondence and emails
  • Produce and maintain Excel spreadsheets as required
  • Assist lawyers in the billing and credit control process by liaising with the lawyer and accounts and to produce standard financial/time reports through the system
  • Request cheques, bank transfers and paying in money received, as appropriate

Person / Experience Required

  • Accurate typing speed of at least 60 words per minute
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, research tools and other systems implemented by the firm
  • Excellent telephone manner and competent knowledge of telephone system
  • Excellent communication, organisational and team skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Flexible and dependable, able to take the initiative
  • Able to remain calm under pressure and work to tight deadlines
  • Conscientious, approachable and enthusiastic
  • Able to quickly build confidence, respect and trust with others
  • Have a positive approach to daily tasks and have a solutions focused working method

If you have not been contacted within 5 working days, then unfortunately on this occasion your CV has not been shortlisted.

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