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    Temporary Legal Secretary - Private Client

  • Job type: Temporary
  • Sector: PA / Secretary
  • Location: Preston, Lancashire
  • Salary: £9.00 - £10.00 per hour
  • Date posted: 28/11/2017
  • Job reference: CMS030496'2002_1511888300

I currently have a temporary position for a Legal Secretary for a period of approximately 6 weeks in a Law Firm in Preton.

To be considered for this role you must have experience of Private Client work and experience of using Bighand would also be desirable but not a necessity.

Duties and Responsibilities

Produce correspondence and legal documentation via audio and copy typing maintaining a high level of accuracy in accordance with Firm¿s House style and Best Practice Guidelines, proof reading and correcting the quality of your work without prompting. Ability to carry out routine legal forms, documents and letters independently for approval by the fee earner.
To respond to internal/external telephone queries, ensuring telephones are covered at all times. Ensuring that every telephone call is handled in a polite, efficient and professional manner presenting a professional and courteous image to clients and other parties. Monitoring telephone calls and voicemail facilities for fee earners in their absence, taking appropriate action where necessary.
Manage fee earner diaries using Microsoft Outlook to include client appointments, internal and external meetings, client and business lunches
Good understanding of money laundering requirements and ability to complete money laundering documentation for client and matter opening, ensuring that correct documentation is obtained from the client
File all hard copy and electronic documents, correspondence and documentation accurately and in a timely manner ensuring that there is no backlog.
Ensuring that file structures are strictly maintained.
Involvement in Billing and WIP management, assisting in the production of bills and liaising with the Finance Team to ensure correctness.
Producing legal bundles, document organisation, indexing and assembly of files for checking with guidance by fee earner.

If you have the experience required for this role and if you are interested please get in touch.