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2 months ago
Ashville Knight Recruitment
Salary: Competitive
Location: Stevenage
Job type: Permanent
Job sector: Private Practice
Experience: Any or N/A
Contact: Laura Wheeler
Sector: Litigation
Category: Legal Secretary Jobs
Legal Secretary : Litigation

An established law firm, with multiple offices across Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire, are seeking an experienced legal secretary in the Family and Dispute Resolution. You will be supporting a senior General Litigation Solicitor and the Head of Department who manages the whole Family and Dispute Resolution work.

Duties will include

* Efficient and accurate documentation creation, amending and formatting together with audio and copy typing
* Full use of Proclaim Case Management system for processing, recording and storing case work.
* Volume typing and word processing
* Supporting the team by assisting in any overflow or outstanding secretarial work by checking Big Hand software
* Casefile maintenance to include opening closing files
* Dealing with telephone calls, queries, new instructions
* Diary and document preparation for complaints and claims
* Casefile compliance forms and procedures
* Reviewing casefiles and assessing deadlines
* Preparing documents for counsel and clients

Skills and Experience

* Three years' legal secretarial experience
* Knowledge of Proclaim Case Management System
* Self disciplined and able to work on own or as part of a team
* Maintain case files in a manner appropriate to the work being done and the requirements of the SRA and Lexcel standards
* Be able to demonstrate ability to work under pressure and to achieve dead lines
* Have good communication skills and examples of effective communication
* Excellent time management skills to deal with demanding work load
* Have a degree of flexibility both to the role and the hours of working
* Be an active contributor to Teamwork

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