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Temporary Legal Secretary

J10034

Newcastle

Negotiable

08-02-2019

Temporary – Full Time

08-03-2019

Legal Secretary

Legal/Law Firm

Company Description

Our client is an established, successful and highly rated company based in Newcastle. They are currently looking for an Legal Secretary to join their team on a temporary basis. If you are interested and meet the person specification of the job role, please apply below. Working hours are Monday to Friday 9-5. This role is temporary initially for 4-6 weeks, please only apply if you are able to commit to the full duration of this assignment.

Job Specification

The Role

  • Providing full PA / Secretarial support to two fee earner
  • Answering and re-directing calls
  • Dealing with all related correspondence and documentation utilising case management system
  • Extensive diary management
  • Dictation – Minute taking and audio typing as required
  • Production of letters, emails, documents, invoices and other legal documentation
  • File/Matter management in system including file opening, drafting engagement letters, terms of business, undertaking file closure
  • Proof reading all correspondence and business material before it leaves the office
  • Assisting with billing preparation, invoicing and assisting fee earners with client accounts and first stage debtor correspondence

The Person

  • Previous Legal Secretary / PA experience within a Litigation Team.
  • Accurate typing, speed 65wpm
  • Experience working in a team of busy fee earners
  • Exceptional communication skills with accurate spelling and grammaAwareness of client confidentiality, information security and data protection
  • Highly organised with the ability to successfully multi-task and prioritise workload, manage own time effectively and take ownership of projects and tasks
  • Technology minded making tasks and processes more efficient
  • Proactive and able to think ahead of each tasPre-empt the fee earners needs and be one step ahead

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