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Legal Secretary - full time or afternoons only

  • Salary: £26000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
  • Location: Marlow
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference J1040230

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Legal Secretary or a Secretary looking to gain legal experience to join a small but well-respected law firm. You will be working within the Administration Support team carrying out a variety of tasks to support lawyers.

Our client is ideally looking for a part time Legal Secretary to work Mon to Fri 2pm - 5.30pm but would also consider full time hours Mon to Fri 9am - 5.30pm for the right candidate.

The salary is £26k - £28k (if full time) plus 25 days holiday.

Daily duties:
 Carrying out a secretarial role to support fee earners
 Assisting with a broad variety of administrative tasks, from audio typing to filing confidential client correspondence
 Typing up of agreements, contracts, letters, emails and other correspondence either from transcript or audio dictation
 Receive telephone calls, recording and passing on accurate messages
 Ensuring departmental systems and firm-wide procedures are followed
 Diary management and the organisation of meetings
 Greet clients and demonstrate good customer service skills
 Develop and maintain strong working relationships with other staff
 Communicate effectively with people

Requirements:
 Strong secretarial skills with an accuracy and attention to detail
 Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, and Outlook
 Experience in extensive document formatting is essential
 Ability to work under pressure to set deadlines
 Willingness to work well as part of a busy, friendly team
 Have an excellent telephone manner
 Legal secretarial experience within a corporate law firm would be ideal

Please note that we will only contact those candidates that we assess as suitable for the positions we have currently available based on their experience, training and skills. If we do not have anything suitable we will not keep your CV for more than 30 days.

Bucks and Berks Recruitment is an equal opportunities employment agency and employment business that is serious about its compliance with legislation. Bucks and Berks is acting as an Employment Agency in relationship to this role (if the vacancy is for a permanent position) or is acting as a Recruitment Business in relationship to this role (if the role is for a temporary position).