The post is for a full-time Legal Secretary to provide support and assistance to fee earners within the Charities and Social Enterprise Team in our London Office.
General secretarial duties include, but are not limited to:
Dealing with clients in person and on the telephone;
Typing - word processing of correspondence and large/complex documents (to include using the firm’s house style, formatting, track changes, automatic numbering, cross-referencing etc.;
General file management; Filing documents and correspondence both electronically and physically.
Booking and co-ordinating meeting and travel arrangements along with general diary management;
Dealing with post and arrangements for sending large/heavy documents by registered post;
Scanning and coping large documents;
Our environment is positive and supportive but often highly pressurised due to external deadlines and volume of work. We need someone that is pro-active and able to manage potential pressure.
We are committed to recruiting talented individuals and providing our clients with outstanding legal service and so excellent academics along with sound previous experience are a must have.
The candidate should be well-organised, technologically proficient and capable of working on their own or within a team. They will also be required where necessary to provide supervision to more junior members of the team.
We operate within an environment of mutual trust and respects and so the ability to contribute to a pleasant working environment for all concerned, will be important.
The post-holder will be supervised on a day-to-day basis by the London Charity Partners and overall by the Head of the Charities and Social Enterprise Team.