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Blake and Blake Recruitment

Job Title:
Legal Secretary - Commercial Dept
Wednesday 20th June 2018
Sunday 19th August 2018
Up to £23,000

Due to retirement, our client based in central Bristol has a need for an experienced Legal Secretary to join their Commercial team on a Full Time, Permanent basis. This firm has a number of UK offices and it's Commercial team are looking for additional support with Secretarial and PA duties. 

Candidates with at least three years Legal Secretary experience are encouraged to apply, although all departmental knowledge will be considered. This role will offer support to up to seven individuals but we are told that some fee earners are quite self sufficient and won't need as much support as others.

Day to day duties will include: 

  • Accurately transcribe audio dictation
  • Copy type from draft documents
  • Produce documents in a professional and accurate manner
  • Use Powerpoint to amend and produce presentations
  • Copy and bind documents as required or liaise with Business Centre for assistance
  • Maintain a comprehensive filing and record system 
  • Maintain files in an orderly way
  • Close files in accordance with archiving procedures
  • Demonstrate a willingness to support other secretaries with workloads
  • Provide secretarial support to all fee earners
  • Manage the diary of fee earners for whom you are responsible
  • Arrange the signing and dispatch of outgoing mail
  • Deal with incoming calls from clients and other lawyers
  • Monitor e-mail inboxes if fee earners are absent, forwarding urgent e-mails to the appropriate person
  • Arrange meeting rooms for client visits, ensuring that refreshments have been ordered

Applicants must have previous legal experience, the ability to pick up case management systems quickly - if unfamiliar with Bighand, have a good audio typing speed, enjoy working with others and act professionally at all times. Hours of work will be 35 hrs per week Monday to Friday. This is a great company to work for who offer excellent training, progression and company culture. 

To express your interest in this role, please submit your CV through the portal or call the Blake and Blake Bristol office to have a chat with a consultant.

Recruiter information:
Blake and Blake Recruitment
High St, Bristol, Bristol, Bs1 2aw, uk

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