Legal Secretary

  • Location:

    Edinburgh, Scotland

  • Sector:

    Office Services

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £22000.00 - £23409.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Heather Hesketh

  • Contact email:

    heather.hesketh@search.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    Req/512284

  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-03-04

  • Start date:

    ASAP

Are you an experienced Legal Secretary? Have you worked supporting within varied sectors of law? Do you want to work for a small firm based in the heart of the city centre? Do you thrive on a busy work load and working to tight deadlines?

Then this could be the opportunity for you……

I have a great permanent opportunity for a Secretary to work Monday-Friday 9am-5pm within a busy Legal Firm, supporting a partner within dispute resolution. You will be working within a positive and established team who are extremely experienced and knowledgeable. So don't delay in applying....

Some of your duties…

* Audio typing, dictation and copy typing a range of documents
* Draft standard documents and letters as required for the department, demonstrating excellent grammar and spelling
* Manage telephone calls, relaying messages and information quickly and accurately
* Undertake file management duties
* Liaise with Partners and fee-earners regarding client queries.
* Drafting and sending of fee letters to clients on the fee-earners instructions
* Ensure that all documents are stored approprioately internally and assist with other filing duties as required;
* Diary management
* Coordinating/booking travel arrangements
* General administration /document management - photocopy, scanning and printing.

You will have:

* Previous experience in Legal, litigation/disputes experience is very desirable
* Proficient in MS Office
* Excellent typing speed - Audio Type/Copy Typing
* Demonstrate a professional and positive outlook in the workplace
* Can work well under pressure and proven experience working to strict deadlines in a fast paced role
* Good sense of professionalism/positive work ethic


If you feel this is the perfect role for you, then please apply today with an up to date CV.


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