Legal Secretary in Arbitration / Litigation

London (Central), London (Greater)
Circa £39,000
26 Sep 2016
24 Oct 2016
Job Title
Legal Secretary
Industry Sector
Contract Type
Full Time

We have a fantastic opportunity working for a prestigious and intercontinental law firm, who have a really impressive reputation for providing quality service to a variety of different clients including governments in the Caribbean and other institutions worldwide whilst being really progressive and operating in beautiful offices across the globe.

The firm are looking for an eager, enthusiastic candidate who is willing to work hard and hit the ground running whilst working in such an active role and so, offer a really healthy salary. The Legal Secretary will report directly to the Partner, Legal Director and Legal Executive, so candidates need to have good interpersonal skills and be able to interact with lots of different people efficiently through using email, phone and face to face contact.

Key responsibilities:

  • Proactive management of the LS’s fee earners’ workload including inbox and diary management. 
  • Producing outgoing communications and documents as instructed by the LS’s fee earners.
  • Filtering incoming communication, proactively and courteously dealing with queries, evaluating priority and responding   where possible and appropriate.
  • Answering and screening all telephone calls, dealing with queries arising, forwarding matters as appropriate and relaying detailed and accurate messages.

Person Specification:

  • A proactive self-starter
  • Previous Litigation experience necessary, preferably with Privy Council/Supreme Court experience.
  • Articulate with excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Ability to build relationships with colleagues
  • Able to communicate with all levels of business.
  • Adaptable, hardworking and enthusiastic.

To apply, please click on the button and send your Cover Note/CV with your contact details to Vicki Scott.

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