Job Details

Confidential

Job Title:
Legal Secretary
Published:
Friday 16th November 2018
Location:
Warrington

We are currently looking for a driven and experienced PA/Legal Secretary, who is able to work within a fast paced demanding and changeable environment. Our office is based in Warrington and we are offering a full time, permanent contract.

You will be responsible for the following tasks:

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and manage correspondence, legal documents and reports and court papers
  • Audio typing skills essential
  • Answering telephone calls and dealing with enquiries
  • Taking accurate and detailed telephone messages
  • Organise and coordinate meetings, conferences and travel arrangements
  • Take, type and distribute minutes of meetings
  • Implement and maintain office systems
  • Organise diaries and make appointments
  • Handle incoming mail and other material as directed
  • Maintain filing systems
  • Collate information
  • Maintain databases
  • Communicate verbally and in writing responding to enquiries
  • Using office equipment such as faxes, photocopiers, binders etc

Education & Experience:

  • Experience working as a legal secretary within civil litigation.
  • Knowledge and experience of relevant software applications - spreadsheets, word processing and database management
  • Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures
  • Proficient in spelling, punctuation, grammar and other English language skills
  • Proven experience of producing legal and non legal documents and correspondence
  • Proven experience in information and communication management

Key Competences:

  • Verbal and written communication skills
  • Computer literacy
  • High level of attention to detail
  • Confidentiality
  • Planning and organisational skills
  • Time management and ability to work to deadlines
  • Interpersonal skills and customer service orientation
  • Reliability
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Ability to work on own and use initiative
  • Polite helpful manner

Health and Safety

  • Ensure work area is tidy and report and incidents and potential risks

Information Security

  • Awareness of regulations in relation to the handling of all data, personal or business related, in compliance with legislation and guidelines set out, but not limited to GDPR, FCA, SRA and ISO 27001

The role is full time Monday - Friday, 37.5 hours per week to be worked between 08:00-17:30.


Recruiter information:
Company:
Confidential

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