Junior Legal Secretary

Location
London
Salary
£30k - 31k per year
Posted
23 Feb 2023
Closes
28 Feb 2023
Ref
TP-JLS
Contact
Tom Pye
Job Title
Legal Secretary
Industry Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Our client is a prestigious law firm based in the beating heart of the City – they are now looking to recruit a Junior Legal Secretary to join their thriving Dispute Resolution team to provide a polished support service to their Senior Partners and Fee Earners.

You will be working as part of the team to provide general secretarial and administration support. You will assist the team in providing fee earners with effective and high-quality assistance, enabling them to focus on providing the best legal services to clients.

You will ideally have Team Administrator / Team Assistant experience gained from a recognised law firm.

The standard hours are 9.30am to 5.30pm. The salary on offer is up to £31,000 + Benefits. This role is a permanent position, and the client are currently using a hybrid working approach (2 days in the office, 3 from home).

This is a fantastic Junior Legal Secretary opportunity to join one of the most highly regarded law firms in the City!

Responsibilities as a Junior Legal Secretary include:

  • Working as part of the secretarial support team assisting fee earners
  • Providing diary management
  • Managing filing systems and workflows to maintain an effective and up to date filing system
  • Applying your knowledge and proficiency in MS Office Suite (and other software where necessary) to manage all documents and correspondence accurately including creating (internal, business development & client-facing), formatting, filing, dictation, bundling
  • Having a strong understanding of the practice management system (training provided)
  • Ensuring requirements for opening and closing files / matters are fulfilled in a timely manner, consulting with their compliance department
  • Responsible for ensuring fee earners’ compliance on matters regarding debt, and general matter management requirements and generating relevant reports
  • Managing finance transactions and requests for clients and matters via their practice management system (training provided)

Requirements as a Junior Legal Secretary include:

  • Previous Team Administrator / Team Assistant experience gained from a law firm
  • Minimum of 1 years’ experience within a secretarial role.
  • Level 2 and 3 CILEx (or equivalent) Legal Secretary course (Level 2 only would be considered for the right candidate)
  • Previous billing experience would be beneficial
  • Fast, accurate typing skills
  • Highly skilled on all MS Office applications
  • Ability to be flexible to meet the demands of the work

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