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  • Ref: SD126

Cathedral Appointments are currently recruiting for a Legal Support Assistant to join a well-established, prestigious firm based in Taunton.  This is a float role and you will be required to provide essential support to a variety of departments throughout the firm.

Legal Support Assistant responsibilities include...

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

-       Coordinating incoming mail and dealing with as appropriate

-       Managing and coordinating own daily workflow in support of the Fee Earners

-       Diary management for Fee Earners; setting up of meetings, arranging travel, booking accommodation

-       Initial drafting of correspondence as requested

-       Digital dictation

-       Assisting in maintaining compliant and accurate file management systems, including client care letters, audits and file reviews

Legal Support Assistant requirements include...

Background/Skills:

-          A minimum of 1 years’ experience as a Legal Secretary

-          Audio/Copy typing experience, ideally with speeds of 60wpm plus

-          You will be highly organised, with exceptional communication skills, a keen eye for detail and a professional, confident manner

-          You will have excellent IT skills; including the use of Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook

-          You will be able to work effectively as part of a team as well as working on your own initiative

-          A high degree of diplomacy and confidentiality in respect of clients and client’s matters

-          Digital dictation and case management experience advantageous

If you are an experienced Legal Secretary looking for a new, exciting challenge and a change of environment, please get in touch today!

Please note, Cathedral Appointments are acting as a recruitment agency in relation to the above role. 

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