Legal Secretary - Somerset

£27,000 - Administration & Business Support
Ref: 4183 Date Posted: Friday 09 Feb 2024

Would you like to work in the legal sector? Have you experience working as a Legal Assistant or PA?

Element Recruitment is working with a national law firm who values staff, offer hybrid working, and have a great reputation to join them as a Legal Secretary. This is a fantastic chance to be part of a highly successful and growing organisation and to make a real difference in their team.

The ideal candidate for this role will have excellent organisational skills and the ability to stay one step ahead of the game. You will be highly experienced in providing administrative support, have a proven track record of managing complex tasks and working to tight deadlines is also essential. You will be providing high quality and professional support to lawyers.

If you are an experienced Legal Assistant and ready to take the next step up, this could also be a good role for you.

Salary £27,000

Location: Taunton, free parking

Hybrid 2/3 days in the office

Duties include:

  • Dealing with emails.
  • Being the first point of contact for clients and intermediaries.
  • Producing documents.
  • Undertaking audio and copy typing.
  • Opening, closing and archiving of client files.
  • Undertaking anti-money laundering checks.
  • Running conflict checks.
  • Submitting expenses claims.
  • Arranging payments in and out and transfers between accounts.
  • Associated administrative/ secretarial support.

You will need:

  • Previous experience within a similar role (preferred) however would also consider previous PA / Legal Assistant experience and a desire to work within the legal sector.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to prioritise your workload and work to deadlines.
  • Highly organised with meticulous attention to detail.
  • The ability to work under minimum supervision and under pressure.
  • To take pride in your work and enjoy providing first-class support.
  • A flexible 'can do' attitude.
  • IT skills including MS Office.

Please click ‘apply now’ or call Lucy Fieldhouse on 07786 811 839 for further details

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