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Legal Secretary - Private Client

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  • Ref: EB1129

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Legal Secretary to work for the Private Client department of a large Devon based Law Firm. The team handles a broad range of work and comprises twenty four members of staff; including both fee earning and support staff.

The successful candidate will need to be able to:

  • Demonstrate excellent secretarial and typing skills with good attention to detail
  • Demonstrate previous experience in the use of digital dictation and case management software
  • Demonstrate flexibility by assisting with typing for all members of the department by means of digital dictation on a remote basis when required
  • Manage fee earners’ electronic diaries
  • Demonstrate good organisational skills
  • Demonstrate effective communication skills, both written and spoken
  • Cope well under pressure, with an ability to work flexibly and cope with changing priorities
  • Take a positive and proactive approach to work, anticipating and meeting the needs of the department
  • Be competent in using Word and other Microsoft Products (Outlook and Powerpoint)
  • Previous legal secretarial experience is essential
  • Previous Private Client experience is desirable but not essential

This is an excellent opportunity to become an integral member of a busy Private Client Department and to thrive in a professional and friendly atmosphere offering a competitive salary. If you are a competent legal secretary looking for a new challenge please send you CV to Ellie at Cathedral Appointments.

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