Wills and Probate Legal Secretary


Job Description

My client, based in Loughborough, have a vacancy for a Legal Secretary based in their Wills and Probate department.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide comprehensive and professional secretarial support within the Wills and Probate department.
  • Producing correspondence and documentation
  • Liaise with existing and potential clients and business contacts in a professional manner.
  • Manage diary appointments and meetings for individual fee earners.
  • Taking messages from clients and relaying to relevant person(s)
  • Setting up new client files and dealing with the storage and retrieval of files
  • Closing client files and archiving
  • Deal with all legal work in accordance with the Solicitors Code of Conduct.

Skills Required:

  • We are looking for an experienced Legal Secretary who has working in Wills and Probate.
  • Excellent face-to-face and telephone communication techniques
  • Adept in use of MS Office products, in particular Word
  • Adept in use of digital dictation systems
  • Good understanding of English grammar and spelling
  • Ability to organise and prioritise workloads
  • Good team player
  • Professional appearance