Job Details

Pictons Solicitors LLP

Job Title:
Legal Secretary
Thursday 1st December 2016
Saturday 31st December 2016
£22,000 plus benefits

We are seeking a Legal Secretary/Assistant for our Tring office. 

Job Purpose:

Supporting the Family fee earner with their duties including:

  • Audio typing of documents and correspondence
  • Booking appointments for clients and management of electronic diaries
  • To receive and make telephone calls on behalf of the fee earner, taking messages when necessary
  • Dealing with clients and other appropriate authorities by telephone as required
  • To collate legal documents for external use e.g. Court bundles etc.
  • Opening/closing files and ledgers
  • Ensuring bills are sent out as appropriate
  • Drawing cheques/paying in cheques and cash
  • Filing, faxing, photocopying

Manning Reception for the Tring Office on a daily basis:

  • Answering occasional telephone calls
  • Meeting and greeting clients

Dealing with post:

  • Collection and delivery of post/DX

Other duties:

  • Assisting fee earners and other department staff with any duties that may arise
  • To ensure the reception area is clean, tidy and professional in appearance
  • Travel to other offices to cover similar duties
  • To strictly observe any rules of client/work confidentiality
  • To abide by the Firm’s policies and procedures as set out in the Office Manual, Employee Handbook and associated documents
  • Any other duties that may reasonably be required

Required skills, knowledge and experience:

  • Fast accurate audio typing skills
  • Previous Legal Secretarial experience
  • Must be self-motivated
  • Demonstrate excellent interpersonal, client service and team working skills
  • Be enthusiastic and reliable
  • Excellent organisational skills

Hours of work 8.45 am to 5.15 pm Monday to Friday.

If you are interested in this role (or can recommend suitable candidates) please email an up-to-date CV and covering letter to by 31st December 2016.

Recruiter information:
Pictons Solicitors LLP
Law Firm
28 Dunstable Road, Luton, Bedfordshire, LU1 1DY, UK

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