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Legal Secretary/Paralegal

Position Available

Job Description

We are looking for a pro-active, motivated and organised individual to provide support to our team of solicitors. Previous experience within a legal firm is essential.
Ideally applicants should enjoy working in a busy environment, both on your own and as part of an established team. You should also possess excellent organisational, secretarial, IT and communication skills.

Daily tasks include:

  • Liaising with clients and handling day to day queries
  • Diary management and arranging appointments
  • Answering incoming calls and taking messages
  • Processing all incoming and outgoing mail
  • Filing and undertaking regular file reviews including opening and closing files
  • Fee preparation upon instruction, ensuring all billing requirements are accurately recorded
  • Typing correspondence and legal paperwork
  • Collating and organising legal paperwork
  • Producing, amending and proof reading formal documents
  • Any other secretarial duties

The successful candidate will be able to produce correspondence and documents to a high standard, have an excellent telephone manner and be adaptable and proactive in their approach to their duties.

Ability to speak Chinese is desirable but not essential.

Job Type: Full-time
Salary: £16,000.00 to £19,000.00 /year depending on experience