Legal Secretary – Family

  • Permanent
  • Salary: £36000 - £37500 per annum, Benefits: Bonus + Benefits
  • London: All Districts
  • Posted 2 weeks ago

Would you like to join one of the world’s most prestigious law firms?

We are offering a fantastic opportunity for a professional, engaging individual to join the law firm  as a Legal Secretary working within the Family team.

The Legal Secretary will provide a high level of professional support to their allocated Fee Earners as well as other members of the Department. 

Responsibilities of the Legal Secretary
Effective and proactive diary management
Process relevant applications, forms or searches, with minimal supervision
Professional and maintain effective communications with clients and Fee Earners
Research new clients/contacts and prepares bios before meetings, and conducts basic research 
Arranges travel and any other activities on behalf of others, where appropriate
Provides excellent service to clients, both internal and external, in a timely and professional manner
Act as a first point of contact for Fee Earners
Provide assistance in the delivery of marketing communications
Recognise, respect and honour client confidentiality at all times
Organise business development meetings and events for Fee Earners
Create typed work of a high quality, formatting in accordance with house style, at high speed
Make effective use of the Document Management System
Create new documents from the Firm’s template
Proof-read all documents for spelling, grammar and sense, querying wording where appropriate
Maintain a high level of proficiency in core IT applications
Adopt a pro-active approach and work with Fee Earners effectively, to maintain regular file management, ensuring all files are up to date, closed and archived
Keep accurate records of all files sent to off-site storage 
Prepare bills
Carry out conflict searches and correctly identifies the work type
Liaises with credit control and alerting Fee Earners of unpaid bills
Deals with time-recording matters as required by Fee Earners

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