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Legal Secretary

Basic Job Overview

> Legal Secretary
> Bangor
> Job Type: Full Time / Temporary
> Salary: £11.54/hour

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An ever-growing prestigious legal firm are looking to add an experienced Legal Secretary to their team. Working in fantastic offices based in Bangor on the banks of the Menai Straits, close to amenities this is an excellent opportunity to join an organisation that puts its employees first.
 
As an experienced Legal Secretary, you will already have strong knowledge of what this role entails along with an already efficient skill set that will ensure you settle quickly into your new role. Accountable to the Solicitors you will provide a high level of service to both clients and colleagues whilst effectively managing your workload.

As a Legal Secretary you will be responsible for:

Supporting a busy department with the preparation of correspondence and documents
Using a high degree of self management and initiative to ensure the smooth running of the department
Liaising with clients via telephone and other methods
Providing secretarial support to solicitors and other team members
Managing diaries and arranging appointments for clients to see solicitors
Assisting Practice Manager with monthly file reviews
Working as part of a team to ensure effective secretarial cover is maintained
Typing of letters, attendance notes and bills from digital dictation, and monitoring and replying to emails from within the firm or outside organisations

It is essential that you possess the following skills and abilities to be successful in this role;

Strong time management and organisational skills
Audio-typing to 60wpm – with speedy accurate keyboard skills
RSA typing qualification (preferable)
Computer literate 
Knowledge of using a Case Management System
Ability to manage sensitive and confidential information
Friendly and professional telephone manner
The ability to effectively manage and prioritise your workload
This is a full-time position offered on a temporary basis with the opportunity to go permanent for the right candidate. Your working hours will be Monday – Friday 9am – 5.00pm. Offering a starting salary of £21,000 dependant on experience as well as some fantastic benefits including five weeks holiday and enhanced pension contribution for the permanent position.
 
If you are looking to join a supportive and friendly firm offering a range of benefits and looking to gain a career within the legal industry, then please get in touch today

To apply for this job please visit www.cv-library.co.uk.