Temporary Legal Secretary - Family

£9.00 - £10.20

Job Description

We are recruiting for a TEMPORARY Legal Secretary to join our clients Leicester based Family team.

 This role is an immediate start to cover after sickness.


You will work as part of a team to provide secretarial and administrative support to help give a great service to clients.

Your key duties will be:

  • providing timely and effective support to requests for assistance from members of the team
  • accurate production of correspondence and documentation including through the use of digital dictation
  • attending to clients in person and on the phone taking messages and assisting where appropriate
  • use of a case management system to process and progress files
  • opening and distributing the post
  • managing file opening, closure and archiving
  • producing bills and other financial administration
  • managing diaries for the team, planning and organising meetings and making travel arrangements
  • organising and maintaining departmental filing systems and document storage
  • photocopying, scanning, faxing, printing, filing and other general administrative tasks

Skills and experience you will have:

  • experience working in a legal secretarial role, ideally within a family team
  • fast and accurate audio-typing skills
  • a minimum grade C pass at GCSE (or equivalent) in English Language and Mathematics
  • confidence with IT systems to include Microsoft Word, Excel and ideally PowerPoint
  • excellent oral and written communications skills
  • excellent organisational skills, flexibility and the ability to handle multiple priorities simultaneously

Key competencies you will need:

  • to be ambitious and enthusiastic to provide an excellent ‘audio typing’ service to the team
  • to work well in a team and develop effective working relationships with colleagues and others, demonstrating flexibility
  • to have confident interpersonal skills with the ability to liaise openly and clearly with colleagues and clients
  • the ability to produce a high standard of work, often to tight deadlines, whilst maintaining accuracy and good attention to detail
  • the ability to demonstrate professionalism, proactivity, and initiative

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