Legal Secretary

Location
City Of London
Salary
£13 - £15 per hour
Posted
22 Nov 2016
Closes
02 Dec 2016
Ref
TT46
Contact
temps team
Job Title
Legal Secretary
Industry Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Temporary
Hours
Full Time
Our client is looking for temporary cover within Real Estate division to start ASAP. They need an outstanding Legal Secretary to provide a high level of professional secretarial support. 
As a Legal Secretary will be extremely organised, motivated and proactive, displaying outstanding attention to detail and the ability to multitask with ease. 

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES:
- High levels of client liaison, contact and interaction. 
- Dealing with and screening calls, delivering a positive client experience. 
- Acting as liaison for clients and colleagues who interact with the partner. 
- Proactive management of partners’ workloads. 
- Providing PA support, managing files and correspondence. 
- Highly proactive and responsive diary management as well as preparing reports and presentations. 
- Organising lunches, making travel arrangements, scheduling meetings as well as preparing materials for conference events and seminars. 
- Management of emails/correspondence, as directed. 
- Copy typing, drafting letters and responses (often without supervision). 
- Providing full secretarial and administrative support. 
- Building and maintaining knowledge of clients and their matters and the work in general. 
- Ensuring that files are kept up to date and dealing with time sheets. 
- Assisting all members of the wider corporate department where possible. 
- Ability to work to tight deadlines and often under pressure when transactions have to be completed in a short period of time. 

EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS 
- Qualified to A Level standard. 
- Formal secretarial training essential. 
 
SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE: 
- Strong client relationship skills. 
- Extensive diary management, planning and organisational skills. 
- Advanced knowledge of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Internet. 
- Fast, accurate typing with good grammar and spelling. 

PERSON SPECIFICATION: 
- Proactive team player with an enthusiastic manner who takes a flexible, can-do approach to work. 
- Confident in working autonomously/independently to meet ever-changing deadlines. 
- Superb communication and presentation skills. 
- Excellent telephone manner. 
- Possess the ability to deal with confidential information and exercise discretion. 

EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES Morgan Spencer Recruitment is committed to equal opportunities and actively seeks applications from all sectors of the community irrespective of gender, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, having responsibility for dependents, age, religion/beliefs, or any other reason which cannot be shown to be justified.