Legal Secretary - London

England, London, West End
£12 per hour
05 Oct 2016
02 Nov 2016
Job Title
Legal Secretary
Industry Sector
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client, an independent General Law Firm based in London, is looking for a corporately presented Legal Secretary to provide secretarial assistance on an ongoing temporary basis. They are an open, dynamic company who provide a supportive, friendly and encouraging environment.

You will have conveyancing experience, be a hard working team player, someone who is outgoing, friendly and eager to help out with even the small tasks.

Key Responsibilities

  • Processing incoming and outgoing faxes
  • High volume audio-typing
  • Digital and hard copy amendments and transcription
  • Answering and dealing with main line telephone calls
  • Phone messages, e-mails and out of office messages
  • Filing, photocopying, bundling and archiving
  • Opening and closing new files and volumes and carrying out the relevant procedure
  • Assisting with processing incoming and outgoing post and DX when necessary
  • Assisting reception staff when an extra hand is required and there is secretarial capacity to
  • Assisting other support staff with ad-hoc tasks when required

Skills Required

  • High typing speed and accuracy with an eye for detail
  • Audio typing using a Dictaphone
  • Excellent IT skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Explorer
  • Experience of a digital dictation software package is compulsory
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills as well as a professional and friendly telephone manner
  • Ability to communicate to all levels inside and outside the firm
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritise and take ownership of role and problems
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills

Personal Specifications

  • Pro-active, helpful, hardworking, keen, conscientious, bright, shows initiative
  • Flexible, adaptable, efficient, confident
  • Marinating a positive attitude
  • Ability to work unsupervised as well as working within a wider support team
  • Professionally presented
  • Interested, focused and excited about working in a London Intellectual Property Law firm

If you feel that you fit the above criteria then please apply today by submitting your CV to us. Please note due to the high volume of applications that we receive only successful applicants will be contacted.