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Legal Secretary - Litigation

  • Location: City of London, London
  • Sector: Secretarial
  • Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 25/06/2019
  • Job reference: KW58691
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Legal Secretary - Litigation
Salary £35,000 - £38,000
A Legal Secretary /Assistant is required to join one of the UK's most successful London Law Firms due to expansion. This role sits within their Litigation department. The Legal Secretary role will include;

Key Responsibilities

* Diary management - arranging meetings, conference calls, lunches etc.
* Organise travel (including flights, accommodation and restaurants) and providing the fee earners with detailed itineraries.
* Open files for new clients, create credit report and create terms of business and client engagement letter.
* Ensure both electronic and paper based filing up to date for the Property Litigation fee earners. To file documents and correspondence in date order; maintaining files in good order.
* General administration support as required by FE(s) such as expense claims and cheque requisitions.
* Assist clients on the phone (where applicable) and take messages and pass to relevant FE(s) when absent or busy.
* Produce long, accurate complex house-style documents, manuscript amends, audio dictation and document comparisons.
* Work as part of the team and assist other secretaries during busy times and to provide cover for absent colleagues and whilst they are on holiday.
* Take ownership of enquiries, resolving or escalating (or identifying alternative contacts) as appropriate.
* Ad hoc typing duties, proof reading and any general administrative support as required.
* Carrying out Land Registry and Companies House searches.
* Demonstrate strong organisational skills, regularly act on own initiative, highlighting issues and suggesting possible solutions.
In order to be considered for this role, you will ideally be a legal assistant, legal secretary or legal administrator looking for the next step up and a new challenge. You will ideally have experience gained within a London law firm within the Litigation department. If this role is of interest please do apply online.

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