Legal Secretary - Litigation

£19000 - £22000

Job Description

Maintain Fee Earner's diary arranging meetings and appointments.
Deal with routine client correspondence and queries.
Opening and closing all files
Attend to clients both in person and on the telephone in a manner in keeping with the firm's standard of client care.
Create and maintain client records on the firm's database ensuring that all correspondence and file notes are recorded on the system, in accordance with HCB's and Lexcel's requirements.
Produce client correspondence and enclosures for mailing including client bills.
Ensure the confidentiality of the client and firm's information and documentation at all times.
Maintain client hard copy files including copying, storage and retrieval of information.
Request payments and record receipts of client monies.
Arrange searches, reports and any other information as requested by the fee earner.

Person Specification

The ideal candidate will bring with them/be:

The ideal candidate will bring with them/be:
Previous experience working as a Legal Assistant/Secretary
Great communication skills and an ability to work well with others
Ability to work under time constraints and prioritise work load
Able to handle sensitive matters discreetly
Good organisation skills with a methodical approach
Self-motivated and proactive
Deliver excellent service to clients and colleagues