Legal Secretary - Private Client


Job Description

Our Coventry based client are currently looking for an experienced Legal Secretary to join their Private Client Department. Our client are a long-standing Coventry firm with a solid client base and a passion for delivering a personal service to their clients.

Legal Secretary - The Vacancy

  • To provide administrative support to Fee Earners in case preparation and legal matters generally.
  • To administer filing which will include daily filing and the opening, closing, storage and retrieval of client files in accordance with the detailed procedures contained in the Office Manual.
  • To make appointments, arrange meetings and to maintain an up-to-date diary
  • To prepare the Conference Room for meetings as necessary and for the tidying and clearance of the room at the end of the meeting.
  • To attend clients both in person and on the telephone and to provide such support in a professional and friendly manner in keeping with the firm’s standards for client care.
  • To ensure the confidentiality of all the firm’s and clients’ documentation and information.

Legal Secretary - The Candidate

  • Legal Secretarial experience essential
  • Can do attitude and willingness to take on extra responsibilities
  • Ability to prioritise own workload and work effectively without immediate supervision.
  • Ability to communicate clearly both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to use Windows & MS Word, Outlook, Excel.
  • Ability to work within the requirement of confidentiality.
  • Ability to work effectively and flexibly as part of a team.
  • Knowledge of/or willingness to learn basic legal processes.
  • Excellent interpersonal and client liaison skills, and a good professional telephone manner
  • Experience of working with in the Private Client department desirable.