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Legal Secretary

Salary £18000.00 - £19000.00 per annum
Location Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Job Type Permanent Jobs
Sector
Job Ref HQ00059989
Published about 2 months ago

Job Description

Macildowie are delighted to be working with one of the UK's leading law firms, with offices in Nottingham, Derby and Mansfield to recruit a legal secretary to join the Nottingham team on a permanent basis as soon as possible.

The purpose of the role is to provide support to fee earners and case workers within the public law and commercial departments. The ideal candidate will have over 1 year experience in a private legal practice environment with the ability to prioritise workload and work under pressure.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Typing/word processing per dictation from caseworkers.
Maintenance of the company's case management systems and electronic file records.
Arranging and recording appointments and prison visits within diary systems.
Telephone interaction with clients and others.
Back up secretarial support to other Departments/Caseworkers.
Assist with reception cover as required
Ensure compliance with SQM and internal systems.
File opening upon the company's case management systems.
Offer guidance and support to Office Assistants with supervision as necessary.
Maintain client confidentiality and legal professional privilege.
Act a mentor for new recruits.

PERSON SPECIFICATION
Typing and word processing to RSA II or typing speed 35 wpm.
Ability to use word for windows.
Confident telephone manner.
DPS advanced certificate or DPS qualified
Touch-typing skill

Macildowie is a specialist recruitment consultancy with a rich history of enhancing the careers of professionals across the Midlands and the Northern Home Counties. We have an unrivalled understanding of the local market place and recruit for the majority of the region's premier employers. To search for all of our live jobs please visit us at http://www.macildowie.com.

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