Experienced Legal Secretary - Temp

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  • Advertiser: Recruitment Solutions Folkestone Ltd
  • Contact:Danni
  • Reference:DCP-LST
  • Unique ID:838571
  • Location: Ashford, Kent
  • Salary:DOE
  • Job Type:Full-Time, Temporary
  • Date:Thursday 19th January 2017

Experienced Legal Secretary - Temp

Recruitment Solutions Folkestone Ltd are now recruiting for a Temporary Legal secretary ideally with Private Client / Family experience for our highly respectable and well know client in East Kent, based in their Ashford Branch. Are you looking for a role that encompasses variety and stability? Then please read on………

Hours Monday to Friday 09.00 to 17:00 with a fairly immediate start date and competitive salary.

All About the Role
Providing full secretarial support to the departmental fee earners, including arranging appointments, dealing with client queries in person and by phone, together with preparation of correspondence and documents by audio typing via the digital dictation system;
Filing, photocopying and opening/closing client files in a timely manner; Regular consideration of client files and liaising with partner and fee earners on any action required;
Maintaining and coordinating diaries and diary notes and reporting on these as necessary. Working as a member of the secretarial team; answering incoming calls, greeting visitors to Reception on occasion, collection/delivery of daily incoming/outgoing post and DX, and any other general office administrative duties as required.
Compliance with the firm’s accounts and administrative disciplines and procedures. To ensure confidentiality on all appropriate matters and recognise that any breach of this confidentiality will be treated very seriously.

All About you
Relevant secretarial experience gained from within a busy legal practice (preferably Private Client and/or Family)
No formal qualifications are required (CILEX Legal Secretarial Diploma or equivalent would be an advantage)
Good all round education; both literate and numerate
Competent in the use of MS Word and Outlook (Professional) gained in a working environment, preferably the legal industry
Accurate in producing good quality correspondence
Proficient audio typist
Familiar with transcription via Digital Dictation (desirable)
Familiarity with using a Practice Management System (Legal Office/Videss

Regrettably, we are currently unable to consider any speculative CV’s, please only apply if you fully match the skills and experience required. If you have not had contact from us within 72 hours of your application, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.


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