Floating Legal Secretary

  • Location
    Cradley Heath, West Midlands
  • Salary
    £ 19000 - £ 22500 / Year
  • Category
    Legal - Legal Secretarial
  • Job type
  • Industry
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Great Position Available

Floating Legal Secretary

£19,000 to £22,500 (dependent upon experience)

Cradley Heath


We are looking to recruit for a float legal secretary to work on a full time permanent basis, you will cover holiday, sickness or maternity leave of the other legal secretaries within the firm. The float secretary will provide secretarial support as set out below.

The prime role of the legal secretary is to provide direct support to the principal(s) to enable them to operate at optimum efficiency. This will include but will not be limited to the main responsibilities given below. The legal secretary is expected to use a high degree of self-management and initiative.

Key tasks

� Prepare correspondence and documents through audio-typing and word processing.

� Administer filing which will include daily filing and the opening, closing, storage and retrieval of client files in accordance with the detailed procedures contained in the office manual.

� Prepare mail and enclosures for dispatch.

� Arrange for all copying to be done, in person if general office are not available to undertake the task.

� Make appointments, arrange meetings, reserve meeting rooms and maintain an up to date diary for the principal(s).

� If the facilities available through General Office are not available, prepare the meeting room(s) for meetings and clear the room at the end of a meeting.

� If the General Office is not available, provide refreshments for meetings.

� Provide support to other secretaries as required.

� Provide guidance to junior and temporary secretaries when required to do so.

� Attend clients both in person and on the telephone and to provide such support in a professional and friendly manner in keeping with the firm's standards for client care.

� Undertake any specific training when required to do so and overall to have a responsibility towards self-development.

� Ensure the confidentiality of all the firm's and clients documentation and information.

Skills/Experience Required:

� Have a high degree of self management &


� Experience as a legal secretary

� Excellent communication skills

� Confident with own work

� Ability to work on own or with a team when needed

In return you will benefit from:

� Uniform provided

� Health care package (after probation period)

� Company pension

� £19,000 to £22,500 (dependent upon experience)

� Life Assurance

� 25 days holiday + Bank holidays

The above role is based on a permanent full time basis with an ASAP

start available. Hours of work are Monday - Friday 9:00AM - 5:00PM with an

hour's lunch. To apply for this position please apply directly through the job

advert or email your CV to you

require further information please call the branch on 01384 456 782

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Please apply with your CV to: Georgia Taylor