Legal Secretary - Private Client

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Location
Edinburgh
Salary
Competitive
Posted
25 Mar 2024
Closes
22 Apr 2024
Job Title
Secretary
Industry Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time


Job Description:
As a Private Client Legal Secretary, you will play a crucial role in supporting the private client department. Your responsibilities will include:

- Providing high-quality secretarial and administrative support to solicitors and legal executives within the private client team.
- Managing and organising client files, ensuring accuracy and confidentiality.
- Drafting and preparing legal documents, including wills, powers of attorney, and estate administration forms.
- Liaising with clients, both in person and over the phone, to schedule appointments, answer queries, and provide updates.
- Assisting with diary management, arranging meetings, and maintaining the department's filing system.
- Conducting legal research and collating relevant information for case preparation.
- Assisting with billing and financial administration tasks.

Requirements:
- Proven experience as a Legal Secretary is essential, Private Client experience is desirable.
- Excellent knowledge of legal terminology and procedures.
- Proficiency in using case management systems and Microsoft Office Suite.
- Strong organisational skills with the ability to prioritise tasks and meet deadlines.
- Exceptional attention to detail and accuracy.
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
- Ability to maintain confidentiality and handle sensitive information.
- A proactive and flexible approach to work, with the ability to work well both independently and as part of a team.

Search is an equal opportunities recruiter and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled or qualified applicants, regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/beliefs, sexual orientation or age.

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