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Legal Secretary

£18k - £22k DOE

Legal Secretary

An excellent position has arisen for a Legal Secretary to join our client on a full time permanent basis.

  • Full Time
  • Wakefield
  • This position has been filled



EXCITING opportunity to join a well-established Construction Law Firm in Wakefield.

An excellent position has arisen for a Legal Secretary to join our client on a full time permanent basis.

Key responsibilities will include:

Providing administrative and secretarial support to the department
Assisting with routine correspondence and enquiries from clients, members of the public and contacts
Diary management, to include arranging meetings, conferences/seminars, booking meeting rooms and sorting refreshments, travel arrangements,
Providing word processing support, transcribing documents from handwritten notes and digital dictation with the ability to work on lengthy complex documents
Preparing bills as required
Maintaining paper and electronic files to include inputting data, keeping records, confidential and general filing systems as directed to ensure an effective record of client and financial information
General administrative duties including photocopying, sending faxes, scanning of documents, answering telephones, taking messages and sorting and distributing post
Hospitality – looking after guests/clients in the office (making drinks, taking them to the correct room etc)
Preparing marketing and business development information, assisting in relation to seminars and
Provide support to the other secretaries in the department,
You will need;

Previous Legal Secretarial experience, ideally withing construction/litigation
Proven IT skills; experience of using digital dictation and a proficient user of Microsoft Office (in particular Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint)
Excellent document management skills
Proven organisational skills which will include organising meetings, diary management and workload prioritisation;
Fast, accurate touch-typing speed (at least 60wpm).
Good communication and interpersonal skills to effectively deal with a wide range of clients and members of staff
Ability to work individually and as an effective member of a team
An understanding of the need to deal with clients sensitively and to keep information confidential
Ability to take on individual project work and demonstrate initiative
In return, our client is looking to pay a salary of £18k – £22k DOE.

Hours of work: 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday (ability to work out of hours if and when required)

If you are interested email your CV to Emma at EM Recruiting TODAY!