Residential Property Legal Secretary

  • Location:

    Goole, East Riding of Yorkshire

  • Sector:

    Office Services

  • Job type:

    Full Time

  • Salary:


  • Contact:

    Sally Henderson

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:

    08/04/2019 11:05:13

Legal Secretary Residential Property
Location: Goole
Salary: Circa £16,000-£16,500 DOE

Are you a Secretary with excellent word processing and audio typing skills looking for a new opportunity?

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Legal Secretary to work for our client, a leading firm of solicitors based in Goole.

Required Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

* Trained in Secretarial practice
* Excellent word-processing and audio-typing skills
* Preferably previous experience as a legal secretary or experience of working in an alternative professional office
* 4 GCSEs at Grade "C", or the equivalent qualification
* Good organisational ability and client care skills
* The minimum educational standards may be waived if; in view of HR Manager the Legal Secretary has relevant previous work experience

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

* You will provide support to your Head of Department and Principal, allowing the department to operate at optimum efficiency
* You are expected to use a high degree of self-management and initiative, mindful of client care at all times
* You will prepare correspondence and documents for fee-earners through audio-typing and word processing and use of the Case Management system
* You will administer filing (which will include daily filing) and the opening, closing, storage and retrieval of client files in accordance with the detailed procedures contained in the Office Manual
* You will prepare mail and enclosures for collection by the Administration Assistants
* You will administer photocopying
* To make appointments, arrange meetings and to maintain an up-to-date diary for his/her Principal if required to do so
* You will check own work to minimise errors and avoid corrections by fee-earners
* You will provide support to other secretaries as required
* You will provide guidance to less senior and temporary secretaries when required to do so
* You will attend clients both in person and on the telephone when required to do so and to provide such support in a professional and friendly manner in keeping with the firm's standards for client car
* You will undertake any specific training when required, and overall to have a responsibility towards self-development
* You will ensure the confidentiality of all the firms and client's documentation and information.
* You will ensure and adequate supply of stationery, office consumables
* You will complete ad hoc tasks as required by your Head of Department and Principal
* You will liaise with the Head of Department/Administration Department regarding the booking of holidays

Company Values:

* To feel a sense of pride, involvement and belonging
* To provide a client-focused quality service
* To be accountable to the firm
* To have a high expectation of self performance
* To take responsibility
* To be an enthusiastic achiever
* To be supportive to others and to be supported in a challenging environment
* To feel valued and to value others
* To be committed to learning and development to further the expertise of self and the firm
* To support marketing
* To be part of an open door culture
* To support and acknowledge the achievement of employees and the firm
* To achieve own job satisfaction and support others to achieve theirs

Please click to apply or for more details please contact Sally Henderson at the Search Consultancy Leeds office on 0113 308 8064 or email your CV to

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