Legal Secretary

£18000 - £21000

Job Description

Our Coventry based client are currently looking for an experienced Legal Secretary to join their firm.  Our client are a long-standing Coventry firm with a solid client base and a passion for delivering a personal service to their clients.  The successful candidate will be working in a variety of departments and will provide essential support across the firm.  

Legal Secretary – The Vacancy

•             To prepare correspondence and documents through audio-typing and word processing.

•             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

•             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