We are currently recruiting for a prestigious law firm who require a Legal Secretary based in their offices close to Knutsford centre. The role is fast paced and requires previous legal secretarial experience, ideally within conveyancing, however other disciplines could also be acceptable. The role is full time, working 9.00am – 5.00pm and the role is paying  up to £20,000 per annum for the right person.

About The Role

· Produce correspondence and legal documentation via audio and copy typing

· Proof reading

· Carry out routine legal forms, documents and letters independently for approval by the fee earner

· Respond to internal/external telephone queries, ensuring telephones are covered at all times

· Monitoring telephone calls and voicemail facilities for fee earners in their absence, taking appropriate action where necessary

· Manage fee earner diaries using Microsoft Outlook to include client appointments, internal and external meetings, and client and business lunches

· Provide assistance to fee earners and cover to reception as required

· General administration e.g. faxes, making up paper files and hangers, photocopying, binding, laminating, expense claims etc

Essential Skills & Experience

· Must be able to hit the ground running and work well from own initiative

· Must have previous experience working as a legal secretary, ideally within Conveyancing, however other disciplines will be accepted

· Must be professional and presentable at all times and able to work well within a team

· Previous working experience with digital dictation is essential

· Fast and accurate audio and copy typing ability is required along with a keen eye for detail

About The Benefits

· Salary of up to £20,000 per annum for the right person

· Full time hours Monday to Friday 9.00am – 5.00pm

· Holiday Entitlement: 20 days plus bank hols – after 3 years rises to a max of 24 days

· Pension

· Healthcare plan

· Birthday day off

· Christmas shut down

To Apply

If this sounds like a role you will LOVE, please send your CV to gemma.chapman@jobwise.co.uk

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