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Legal Secretary

BBBH34911
£28000.00 - £30000 per annum Excellent Benefits

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Thomas Amer

Headhunter - South East, South West M4 corridor
0203 865 2113


This firm is a regional heavyweight that boasts 7 offices across the Southeast. Established over 2 centuries ago they benefit greatly from their embodiment throughout the communities of the Southeast. With a pre-eminent reputation, this firm deals with many HNW/UHNW clients positioning this practice as the place to be for those who are looking to progress their careers by having access to the best standard of work.

Now looking to recruit a General Secretary with a good level of experience into their Wimbledon office, this represents a top opportunity for a Legal secretary to form part of a high performing team.

The Firm:

This firm, established over 2 centuries ago have a solidified status as one of the largest legal practices in Surrey and are one of the South Easts leading law firms. They are a legal 500 ranked, top 200 powerhouse offering a full spectrum of work across a plethora of tier one departments over their 7 offices throughout the region.

Having benefitted from a significant merger in the early 2000s, this practice has acquired the financial firepower to establish a central London presence which has only developed their flourishing HNW/UHNW client base further. They draw big-ticket clients due to their level of expertise across a variety of sectors including many mainstream media outlets, household name banks as well as the UK's leading manufacturer of luxury sports cars. Their national pull allows fee earners at this a standard of work unrivalled throughout Surrey for a firm of this size.

This practice has a proven track record of recruiting from other leading regional firms as well as city firms highly ranked in the L500 due to the quality of work on offer. Many fee earners are known to commute from within London which speaks volumes of the levels at which they punch, as well as the benefits it can bring one's personal reputation as they look to make a name for themselves in the current market.

Despite being corporate in size and nature, this firm looks to distance itself from corporate cultures. They advocate an open, communicative working practice distancing its employees away from thoughts of alienation and feelings of being a 'cog in the wheel'. You will find a high-performing whilst sociable and enjoyable working environment. Their staff retention rate is a testament to this in which many partners of this firm are known to have stayed here for 12 years creating a sense of familiarity hard to find in the current legal market.

The Role:

This L500 firm are looking to hire an enthusiastic and dedicated 'float' Legal Secretary, with a good level of residential property experience into their Wimbledon office.

The role will see you providing high-quality and professional support to the teams with your excellent organizational skills in managing communications, drafting documents, opening, and closing files, invoicing, and more.
You will be working closely with the Partners of the various departments with the opportunity to combine home and office working. They look to provide support and opportunities for development allowing you to achieve your long-term goals.

Requirements:

  • You will be a Legal Secretary
  • The ideal candidate would have experience in Residential Property matters.
  • Excellent communication and team skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint etc


Salary & Benefits

  • An above market rate salary
  • The opportunity to work remotely


This is an excellent opportunity for a Legal Secretary to join an impressive team based in Wimbledon.