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Steven Wakeley

Area
Telford
Job type
Temp-Perm
Salary
£11.44 per hour
Hours
Monday– Friday / 9am–5pm (35 hours per week)
Reference
SW26123
Date added
Tuesday, 21st May 2024

Legal Secretary

Telford, Shropshire

Temp-to-Perm

£11.44 per hour

Monday– Friday / 9am–5pm (35 hours per week)

We are recruiting for a Legal Secretary for our Telford based client on a temp-to-perm basis working in their Wills & Probate department. My client does recognise people who work hard and can offer progression opportunities and will also consider putting the successful candidate through additional training over time. Previous legal experience isn’t essential as we will also consider someone who is keen to learn and build a career in the legal sector that has existing office-based administration experience.

Your duties will include:

  • Answering telephone and other queries from clients and others.
  • Receiving telephone messages, facsimile messages and emails ensuring they are dealt with promptly.
  • Communicating with clients in their personal calls to the office and ensuring that they are given a prompt, efficient and friendly service.
  • Secretarial duties including typing of letters and documents, audio typing, filing and copying.
  • Preparing documents and correspondence, including preparing mail and enclosures.
  • Assisting in administration of client files from opening of files to their close and subsequent archiving
  • Making appointments, maintaining and reviewing the diary on a daily basis.
  • Management of financial aspects of client files including ensuring that all money transactions are notified to the Accounts Clerk and are noted.
  • Covering for others when they are unavailable.

Skills and Experience

Previous experience working as an administrator or secretary is required or we would also consider a recent Law Graduate. The ideal candidate will be someone looking for a career in Law, previous legal experience is not necessarily essential but would be advantageous. You must also be IT literate and have excellent communication skills. It is vitally important that you are a dynamic and driven individual who is keen to prove their ability to go the extra mile. As you would imagine, great attention to detail and organisational skill will be essential for this role. You will need to be able to work under pressure and to deadlines. Free parking is available on site.

The application process:

Our mission is to support our clients in their creation of an equal, diverse and inclusive workforce. We are committed to providing a barrier-free recruitment process, so if you require any reasonable accessibility adjustments within the application process, then please make it known at the earliest opportunity.

We will carefully consider your details and advise you if we’re able to progress with your application within 72 working hours. If you do not hear from us within this time your details won’t be retained. So, if you’re not successful on this occasion, do continue to respond to future roles we advertise. In the meantime, all good wishes and continued success with your search for employment.


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