Legal Secretary – Ashford, Kent

Recruiter
Natalie Stock
Location
Ashford, Kent
Salary
Competitive
Posted
09 Mar 2018
Closes
09 Apr 2018
Ref
LGJ/OP11888
Practice area
Family, Private client
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Locum/Contract

Legal Secretary – Ashford, Kent

An experienced Legal Secretary is required for a fixed term contract of six to twelve months based in Ashford, Kent. The successful legal secretary will be working within the family and private client departments providing comprehensive assistance to fee earners. Duties will include: liaising with clients and arranging appointments, answering queries over the phone and in writing, preparing correspondence and documents, audio typing, diary management, general administration such as filing and photocopying and file management. Occasionally assistance with reception duties will be required. Familiarity with family/matrimonial, private client, wills and probate matters is essential. This interim contract is available from May 2018 and the successful applicant must be available and committed for the duration of the assignment.

The candidate:

  • Show previous experience in a similar role
  • Familiarity with family/matrimonial, private client, wills and probate matters
  • Available from May 2018 for the duration of the assignment
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team and independently
  • Ability to use digital dictation software
  • IT literate and proficient in all Microsoft office programs
  • Be client focused with a pride in the standard of work produced