Float Legal Secretary - FTC

  • Location:

    Surrey, England

  • Sector:

    Legal

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Cara Cocoracchio

  • Contact email:

    Cara.Cocoracchio@search.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    Req/552794

  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-03-28

  • Start date:

    26/02/2020 15:16:09

Do you have a passion for providing legal secretarial support to your team? My client, one of the largest law firms in the South outside London, are looking for a Float Legal Secretary to work on a full-time basis initially on a six month fixed-term contract.

The Float Secretary will provide support to fee earners during the absence of their PA/Secretary. The fee earner/s concerned are based at any of their six offices across Surrey and London.

As an experienced and confident Legal Secretary, your role would be:

* Preparing correspondence and documents through audio-typing and word processing
* Administer filing which will include daily filing and the opening, closing, storage and retrieval of client files following the detailed procedures contained in the office manual
* Preparing mail and enclosures for dispatch
* Arranging for all copying to be done, in person if an office assistant is not available to undertake the task

Your excellent benefits package includes: a 37-hour working week, 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, private medical cover, contributory pension scheme, life assurance - 4 x annual salary and a yearly bonus scheme. We can discuss the additional Float Legal Secretary benefits once you've applied for this stimulating and progressive legal supporting role.

Your Legal qualifications and experience should include:

* Substantial previous legal secretarial experience in property, family and private client.
* Proven ability to work under pressure to tight deadlines.
* Ability to show initiative and establish inclusive working relationships with colleagues.
* Excellent organisation, collaboration and administration skills.
* Prior knowledge of Evolution or other case management systems.

If you have the relevant skillset and are looking for a new challenge, please apply today or contact Cara at Search Consultancy, Crawley.

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