LEGAL SECRETARY – COMMERCIAL LITIGATION

Location
Sheffield
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
07 Apr 2018
Closes
05 May 2018
Ref
C01884081
Contact
Charlotte Waters
Practice area
Commercial litigation
Position
Legal secretary
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Permanent
Great opportunity for an ambitious legal secretary, any area of law

The Firm
Our client has a long history in the South Yorkshire region with a sterling reputation for providing an excellent quality of service.  The firm’s success can be seen in the number of repeat instructions it receives including from second, third or even fourth-generation clients. Significant investment into the business over the years with a focus on recruiting outstanding individuals and investing heavily in training has resulted in rankings in the Legal 500 and Chambers Directory, making this one of the leading firms in the local region and the UK as a whole. A vacancy has now arisen for a legal secretary to join the commercial litigation team. The firm offers excellent benefits, a friendly and supportive working environment and excellent career prospects

The Role
The firm is looking for a proactive legal secretary with a good level of experience although this does not necessarily have to be in commercial litigation. This is a busy role supporting fee-earners and with substantial client contact as well as liaising with other departments within the firm, including the accounts department and the business legal services team. The firm is looking for someone numerate, ideally with experience in using the Aim Evolution accounting package; with excellent communication and document production skills, able to draft basic non-legal communication and with a professional demeanour.

The Candidate
The firm is looking for an experienced legal secretary with a positive, ‘can-do’ approach, a strong team player with first-class client-care skills;
Excellent time management with the ability to prioritise a fast-paced workload and meet deadlines;
Fast, accurate typing (including from Big Hand) and excellent document production skills including experience in formatting complex documents and using track changes;
Flexible, a good team player;
Strong IT skills including Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint, OMS document management and, ideally, Aim Evolution accounting package.

LEGAL SECRETARY – COMMERCIAL LITIGATION
For further details of this legal secretary vacancy, please contact Charlotte quoting reference C01884081




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