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Legal Secretary

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Legal Secretary – City Law Firm – 12 month contract – up to £30k We are looking for a proactive, methodical and flexible Legal Secretary, with fast, accurate typing, to join a leading City Law Firm as soon as possible on a 12 month FTC. This great opportunity would be suited to candidates with approximately 1-2 years solid experience in an secretarial / document processor role in a legal firm as you will be required to provide full administrative support to a busy team. Duties as the Legal Secretary will include: • Diary management • Ensuring Partner and Lawyer filing, and general file management, is maintained • First point of contact for internal and external phone calls, enquiries and requests • Managing general office expenses • Liaising with clients and witnesses • Booking and arranging travel and training courses • Preparing training materials and PowerPoint presentations • General research • HR responsibilities to include management of annual leave requests and reporting leave to HR • General marketing assistance • Plus more Suitable candidates will need to have / be: • Previous experience as a Secretary / Document Processor in a similar legal role • Solid education to GCSE standard (or equivalent) including Maths and English grades A-C • A Level, graduate or ILEX qualification is desirable • Excellent written and oral communication skills including spelling and punctuation • Confident telephone and interpersonal skills • PC literate (MS Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint) and quick to learn new systems • Knowledge of document management systems • Digital dictation (Big Hand) is highly beneficial • Fast, accurate typing • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with high level workloads and changing priorities • Positive, motivated, reliable and enthusiastic team player • Available imminently to undertake a 12 month FTC Interested? If you feel you have what we’re looking for, are available imminently and able to commit to a 12 month FTC, please submit your CV, quoting 'LO-Legal Secretary – FTC’

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