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Legal Secretary Full Time

at Alexander Mae Bristol in Bristol (Published at 29-07-2021)

The Company:

Our client is an award-winning, full service, commercial law firm and they are rapidly developing a national reputation for its innovative approach to delivering legal services. They operate in the financial services, leisure, retail & consumer goods, technology & media, renewables, housing and public sectors. Their specialisms are real estate, banking and finance, commercial, corporate, employment, dispute resolution and litigation.

The Job:

On behalf of our client we are seeking a Legal Secretary to support to a busy and growing team of lawyers. This role sits within the Property Litigation team which is based out of their central Bristol office.

Main responsibilities within this role will include:

  • Assisting with secretarial and administrative tasks and to provide assistance to others in the team and group
  • Digital dictation (audio typing).
  • Assisting the national team with overflow typing when required
  • Creating/amending documents.
  • Collating documentation in advance of court hearings, arbitration or mediation.
  • Dealing with a range of client specific billing requirements and generating a large number of bills on a monthly basis.
  • Filing, electronic filing and critical dates diary management
  • Managing diary appointments and making arrangements for meetings. Some use of Excel for invoicing purposes as well as for creating mail merge documentation.
  • Managing the expenses process for the lawyers.
  • Opening new matters and file closing.
  • Assisting with creation and completion of reports for clients on the status of their matters.
  • Liaising with clients, solicitors and other third parties on the phone

The Person:

For this role, our client is looking for someone who has previous legal secretarial experience.

And ideally

  • Experience of Outlook for emails and diary management.
  • Experience of Laserforms, Excel and Workshare would be an advantage.
  • Accuracy, sound organisational skills and flexibility are also required along with previous secretarial experience in a legal environment.
  • Legal experience in property litigation, real estate or commercial litigation is preferred.
  • Strong ability to self-manage a large workload in a busy team.

The Benefits:

Contributory Pension, Group Life, Private Medical Insurance, 25 days? holiday & a flexible benefits scheme.

The Hours:

Monday to Friday 9am ? 5pm

The Location:

Central Bristol, no car parking.

The Salary:

Up to £30,000 depending on experience

Job Type: Permanent

Salary: £25,000.00-£30,000.00 per year

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday


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