Float Team Legal Secretary

Reference:

VAC-1131

Sector:

Legal, Legal Secretary

Salary:

£20,000 Per Annum

Benefits:

+ Bens

Town/City:

Peterborough

Contract Type:

Permanent

We specialise in the recruitment of high quality candidates in the Legal sector. We have an excellent opportunity for a Float Team Legal Secretary who is a versatile team player, quick thinking and likes a challenge and is looking to grow within the company.

Float Team Secretary’s Core Duties

  • To be a member of, and provide the Business Support Team with, typing, secretarial and administrative support, seconded to any department identified as requiring specific secretarial support
  • To work responsibly to support the needs of the fee earners and prioritising own workload effectively, delivering a quality service
  • To assist with digital dictation and administrative support across the company in line with the company’s workflow ethic
  • To transcribe and prepare all correspondence and documents through audio-typing and word processing, using company precedents where appropriate, ensuring proof-reading completed
  • To confidently draft simple memos, emails and letters and use these together with standard letters to assist the fee earners to move matters on as appropriate
  • To operate case management system including storing documents electronically
  • To be familiar with all relevant computer packages including, but not limited to: PDF docs
  • To deal with scanning, faxing, printing, copying and releasing matter-related emails from Mimecast
  • To make appointments, arrange meetings and maintain manager/fee earners’ diaries
  • To review fee earners’ timesheets (as applicable) and complete/ post-non-matter related time on their behalf; regularly review unassigned time items and post time when a matter is opened, complete expense claims, ensuring e-form authorisations are progressing

Float Team Secretary’s Skills required

  • Audio-Typing
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills
  • Proof-reading, Document Conversion and Tracked Changes
  • File opening, preparation of client care letters and terms and conditions
  • File closure, archiving and retrieval and return from storage
  • DX, emails and facsimile transmissions
  • Management of finances, recording time, preparation of bills, correspondence and documents
  • Typing speed of at least 65 wpm/90% accuracy/70 wpm

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