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Legal Secretary

BBBH36439
£35000 - £37000 per annum Negotiable Excellent Benefits

Managing this Role

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Jonathan Kitto

Senior Headhunter - London
0203 865 2113

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 etc
  • Act as a key point of client contact and liaison with internal stakeholders
  • Provide management of the team members' diaries and calendars
  • Coordinate conference meetings over virtual platforms such as Zoom
  • Manage telephone, voicemail, out of office and email messages for the team when they are not available, responding or redirecting as necessary
  • Delegate tasks to the Office Services team as needed
  • Support Department EA/Senior Secretary with the ongoing management and reduction of aged WIP & debt
  • Proactively assist and manage the team's IT queries/issues, to include liaison with internal IT support and the Software Training & Application Advisor
  • Assist the Fee Earners with preparing Court bundles/Client bibles or other client-related work where capacity allows and where chargeable hours are recorded
  • Support Department EA/Senior Secretary on project implementation as requested

Salary

  • The salary for this role is highly attractive, being the region of £35k - £37k PA
  • The 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.