Legal Secretary - Wills and Probate

£18,000 - £20,000

Job Description

Are you a legal secretary based in Nottingham with experience in Wills, Trusts and Probate seeking a new opportunity?

We are recruiting on behalf of a leading law firm who are consistently recognised as they require professional legal secretary support to their growing Wills, Trusts and Probate team. 

This role involves a lot of client contact, both over the phone and face to face so candidates must be comfortable with this. You must have a minimum of one year's previous experience in a similar role to be considered. 

This is a full time role working between the hours of 9am - 5:30pm. Salary is negotiable dependent on experience and in line with competitive market rates.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide secretarial and personal assistant administrative duties within the department. You may be required to support other departments within the firm on a temporary basis.
  • 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:

  • 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
  • Clear focus of quality and business development issues
  • Knowledge of working in a Legal environment advantageous
  • Good team player
  • Professional appearance

For further information about this fantastic opportunity, please get in touch with Gemma Evans, Legal recruitment consultant or simply click apply to be considered for the role immediately.