Recruitment: Legal Secretary - Private Client/ Probate

Legal Secretary – Private Client/Probate

 

Key tasks include:

 

*      Duties including typing, digital dictation and dealing with documents and correspondence as directed with fee-earners.

 

*      Drafting up standard forms and straightforward letters subject to those being checked by the fee earner.

 

*      Seeing clients and assisting all fee earners within the department in all aspects of private client work.

 

*      Ensure that you are and remain aware of the standards and quality of work expected of you as set out in the firm’s manual and that you carry out your work in accordance with these.

 

*      Use initiative in your work, keep your working practices under review and identify any changes which lead to an improvement in the quality or efficiency of your work.  

 

*      Ensure confidentiality and security of all practice and client’s documentation and information at all times both at work and outside.

 

*      Undertake any other duties which may be required.

 

Qualities & Experience

 

·         Candidates will ideally have experience in Private Client work.

 

·         Competent with Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook, together with experience of digital dictation (BigHand).  Use of case management systems an advantage.

 

·         Ability to multi-task and prioritise a significant workload, and keep calm under pressure.

 

     ·    Excellent interpersonal skills, a team player who is smart, confident and presentable.

 Please send your CV and covering letter to michelle.thorpe@parrottandcoalesllp.co.uk.