Probate Legal Secretary

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Negotiable

Permanent

Description

Probate Legal Secretary

£23,000 - £27,000

Cobham, Surrey

Our client is a leading law firm who have three offices in Surrey, and due to an increased demand, an office in Central London. They currently have over 100 members of staff, which includes 15 Partners and 37 Solicitors. Their goal is to be recognised as a distinguished and highly trusted legal services firm, respected for the exceptional quality of their work and the calibre of their people. Their work for individuals includes market-leading services in wills and probate and in family/divorce. It is in the probate department that the firm in now looking to recruit an experienced Legal Secretary, due to the reshuffling of a member of staff.

What is the role

As a key member of this small but ambitious team, your role is to provide direct secretarial support to the department. The team currently consists of four members of staff, two fee earners and two legal secretaries.

Main responsibilities for this role are:

* Opening and closing files in accordance with the requirements of Lexcel

* To prepare post and enclosures for despatch

* To arrange for all copying to be done, in person, if the designated person is not available to undertake the task

* Accurate, efficient diary management

* Co-ordination/planning of appointments

* To 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

* To ensure the confidentiality of all the firm's and client's documentation and information

What you will need?

Minimum requirements:

* Legal Secretary with experience in Probate

* Fast and accurate typing speed, copy and audio

* Strong IT and organisational skills

* Flexibility and strong communication skills are essential

* Professional and hard-working

For more information about this Probate Legal Secretary role please contacts Matthew Heard at LR Legal Recruitment or to apply please do so within.

LR Legal is a specialist legal recruitment agency with a reputation based on trust and integrity. We will always ask your permission before sending your CV to any of our Clients.

*Please note our advertisements use PQE and salary levels purely as a guide. We are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil the role. Please be aware that due to the volume of applications that we receive if you have not heard from us within 48 hours your application has been unsuccessful
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