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Legal Secretary

  • £35000 - £37000 per annum Negotiable Excellent Benefits

This is an exciting opportunity for a Legal Secretary to join a celebrated law firm ranked in the top tiers of the Legal 500 across a range of practice areas.

Based in London's West End and ranked in the Top 200 UK law firms, this high-quality practice offers an agile and dynamic working environment alongside modern technology and working systems.

The Firm

The firm is well-known for its particular expertise and reputation with HNW individuals, recently having undertaken lots of work for a well-known case in the media.

The firm has, within the last 24 months, attracted some heavyweight Partners with big client bases. They have plans to grow over the next couple of years steadily.

Employment is a hugely important area in its own right, but also in terms of support to the commercial company operation.

The work they deal with is often complex, varied and of high value. The practice has a progressive and dynamic culture with a varying range of levels of experience, further enhancing the culture.

The Role

The firm is seeking a Legal Secretary to join their thriving West End office in London.

The role will involve undertaking a broad array of varied activities, making this a particularly interesting Legal Secretarial position. As well as undertaking standard secretarial duties, you will undertake tasks specific to the legal sector as well as provide business process support.

You will sit within the Civil department (including commercial and property litigation and media & communications disputes). The role reports directly to two Senior Secretaries who each work part-time.

The type of tasks that will be required of you include:

General Legal Secretarial admin, such as file opening, billing, file closing etcAct as a key point of client contact and liaison with internal stakeholdersProvide management of the team members' diaries and calendarsCoordinate conference meetings over virtual platforms such as ZoomManage telephone, voicemail, out of office and email messages for the team when they are not available, responding or redirecting as necessaryDelegate tasks to the Office Services team as neededSupport Department EA/Senior Secretary with the ongoing management and reduction of aged WIP & debtProactively assist and manage the team's IT queries/issues, to include liaison with internal IT support and the Software Training & Application AdvisorAssist the Fee Earners with preparing Court bundles/Client bibles or other client-related work where capacity allows and where chargeable hours are recordedSupport Department EA/Senior Secretary on project implementation as requested

Salary

The salary for this role is highly attractive, being the region of £35k - £37k PAThe role also comes with an excellent set of benefits

This is an excellent opportunity for a Legal Secretary to join a highly recognised Top 200 UK law firm based in the West End of London.

Apply now for immediate consideration or feel free to contact Jonathan Kitto at JMC Legal Recruitment for a confidential conversation.

Legal Secretary (Litigation)

  • £35000 - £45000 per annum Negotiable Excellent Benefits

Calling all Legal Secretaries. This forward thinking, exclusive firm is seeking a Legal Secretary with previous litigation experience to join this Legal 500 Leading firm, which is one of the most sought after in London.

This is a pioneering firm with a stand-out culture and excellent infrastructure. They will provide you with the skills and opportunities to propel your career, alongside a lucrative remuneration package.

The Firm

This firm has one of the most well-respected names for quality Property work across London. They are a multi-service practice, with Real Estate flavour throughout all the other departments. The firm punches well above its weight and its main competitors are impressively some Top 50 firms, they deal on par with some of the country's most well-known law firms.

Ranked highly in the Legal 500, they attract quality work and Lawyers. In the last five years, they have nearly doubled in size; this is due to a flexible team, some strategic key hires, and an influx of work.

They have attracted many Lawyers from top firms in London, looking for a more collegiate, friendly culture where staff can make more of an impact and feel valued. You will also find there is much more in the way of staff flexibility and work-life balance in this nurturing practice. They act for companies such as John Lewis, Arcadia, Vodafone and many up-and-coming brands/companies.

Their modern approach, coupled with their high quality of Lawyers and work is why they remain to be highly profitable.

The Role

This Legal 500 firm is now in search of a Legal Secretary to join their thriving team in their West End London office.

This Property Litigation Associate role will be based in their flourishing and very impressive West End office. You will work alongside three highly celebrated Partners, who will invest in you and help you to develop and progress.

You will join a flourishing department that deals with a truly excellent quality of work. You will be assisting with dealing with both Commercial Property and HNW Residential Property Litigation as well as more general Commercial Litigation matters. The client base will be varied, making for a much more interesting role.

The caseload will include a broad range of litigation matters with a strong element of property litigation. You will be overseeing matters from beginning to end as you play key role in supporting the department.

Requirements:

You will be a Legal PA / Secretary with prior experience working in LitigationYou will be a relationship builder with excellent attention to detailYou will have good administrative and diary management experience

Salary and Benefits:

Salary is very competitive - with £40k for the right candidateState of the art tech systems

This is a first-class opportunity for a Legal Secretary with litigation experience to join a leading Legal 500 practice based in their West End London office.

Apply now for immediate consideration or feel free to contact Jonathan Kitto for a confidential conversation.

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