CONTENTIOUS PROBATE LEGAL SECRETARY

Location
Sheffield
Salary
Competitive
Posted
06 Apr 2018
Closes
04 May 2018
Ref
C01883761
Contact
Charlotte Waters
Practice area
Private client
Position
Legal secretary
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Permanent
Leading Legal 200 Law firm in Derbyshire seeks a Contentious Probate Legal Secretary.

The Firm
Our client is a highly trusted and well recognised Legal 200 and Lexcel accredited law firm with multiple offices scattered throughout Derbyshire. Due to rapid expansion, they are now recruiting a professional Contentious Probate Legal Secretary to join their team at the head office. They cover a vast range of legal disciplines and are staffed with highly professional individuals. Extremely client focused, they offer incomparable advice and provide effective solutions within a demanding marketplace. They highly value their staff and offer encouragement to progress and work through challenges together to support your career.

The Role
A fantastic position has arisen within the Inheritance, Will and Trust Disputes department for a dynamic Legal Secretary to join a fast paced probate team. Supporting fee earners with a broad range of contentious matters including probate claims, claims under the 1975 ACT and TOLATA, and disputed trusts. The successful Legal Secretary will undertake duties such as opening and closing files; file and diary management; liaising with clients; telephony; audio typing and; producing correspondence.

The Candidate
Applications are welcome from Legal Secretaries with experience gained within a reputable probate department.
With excellent copy and audio typing skills, a minimum speed of 50 words per minute is required.
Highly organised with exceptional attention to detail is an essential requirement of the role.
Proficient in the use of Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint.
Knowledge of BigHand digital dictation.
Personable with excellent communication skills and with a flexible approach is desirable.

CONTENTIOUS PROBATE LEGAL SECRETARY

For further details of this Contentious Probate Legal Secretary vacancy, please contact Charlotte quoting reference C01883761.

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