Junior Legal Secretary - Commercial Property - West End firm

Location
West End, London
Salary
Starting salary £18,000 per annum
Posted
04 Sep 2019
Closes
02 Oct 2019
Job Title
Legal Secretary
Industry Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

A well regarded niche West End law firm seeks a Junior Legal Secretary for an entry-level position with a fast-paced and interesting workload.

You'll be supporting experienced lawyers who work across commercial and residential property,  conveyancing and property litigation, and your responsibilities will include:

  • Based on reception, answering the phone and meeting and greeting clients;
  • Using Microsoft Word and Excel for typing, drafting and formatting documents including correspondence, reports, leases and contracts, and other property-related documents; 
  • Managing diaries, booking meetings and arranging meeting rooms;
  • Opening and closing files, filing and archiving;
  • Dealing with incoming and outgoing post, couriers and deliveries;
  • Scanning and photocopying etc; and
  • Other ad hoc administration tasks as required.

You should have finished or be in the process of completing your CILEx Legal Secretary Diploma (Level 3) or equivalent, with strong GCSE grades, and some office or legal admin / secretarial experience.

You'll also have a fast and accurate audio typing speed (above 65wpm), strong skills with Microsoft Word and Excel, and excellent written and verbal communication skills. 

Most importantly, you'll have a genuine interest in developing a career in the legal sector as this role will grow over time, there's lots to learn!

Candidates are encouraged to apply promptly as shortlisting will begin immediately.

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Verity Appointments prides itself on providing an excellent service to candidates and clients, however competition will be high for this role, and we may not be able to contact everyone individually. If you have not been contacted within five working days you should assume you have not been successful on this occasion, but we hope that you will apply for any other positions that interest you in the future. 

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