Bishop's Stortford
Competitive Salary & Benefits
23 Feb 2018
23 Mar 2018
Sophie Giddings
Legal secretary
Full time
Contract type
Highly successful practice seeks Senior Private Client Legal Secretary with previous supervisory experience in Hertfordshire.

The Firm
A highly successful law firm, our client is Lexcel accredited and offers a comprehensive range of services to individuals and businesses. With a network of offices across multiple counties, they have established a reputation for achieving first class results for their clients. Providing a friendly and supportive working environment where employees are actively encouraged to grow and develop, they are able to recruit and retain some of the best legal talent. Highly regarded in their local communities they have a loyal and growing client base.

The Role
An excellent opportunity has now arisen in Bishops Stortford, for a Senior Legal Secretary, to provide comprehensive support to a Private Client team alongside supervisory duties. Managing a varied workload, the successful Senior Legal Secretary will delegate work and supervise file management and document production for the team whilst delivering high quality support at all times. Duties will include: diary management; travel and meeting coordination; checking and amending letters and other documentation; file opening; liaising with clients in person and over the phone and; providing support in marketing activities. Additionally, the successful Senior Legal Secretary will assist with the interview process for the recruitment of other members of support staff. With opportunities for career progression and a friendly working environment where you will be actively encouraged to reach your full potential, this position is not to be missed.

The Candidate
You will be a Legal Secretary with a minimum of one years’ experience supporting fee earners in Private Client;
Outstanding communication skills both verbal and written will be essential;
Possess a friendly and confident telephone manner and a typing speed of at least 60 wpm;
Demonstrates the ability to supervise other members of support staff;
A team player who is equally comfortable working on their own initiative;
IT Literate with previous experience using Microsoft Office applications;
Highly organised, able to organise your busy work schedule to meet tight deadlines;
Considers themselves to be professional, personable and methodical.


For further details of this Senior Private Client Legal Secretary vacancy, please contact Sophie quoting reference SG01615121.


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