Legal Secretary - Full and Part Time

Recruiter
Undisclosed Company
Location
Durham, County Durham
Salary
£16500 per annum
Posted
12 Oct 2016
Closes
26 Oct 2016
Ref
DL0764
Contact
Manpower UK
Job Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-time
Main purpose of job

The prime role of the legal secretary is to provide direct support to his/her principal 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.
Make appointments, arrange meetings and to maintain an up to date diary for his/her principals.
Prepare the conference room for meetings as necessary and for the tidying and clearance of the room at the end of the meeting.
Provide refreshments when asked to do so.
Provide support to other secretaries as required.

Benefits

20 days holiday per year, plus bank and public holidays for the full time position and pro-rata for the part time.
If the partners decide to close the office between Christmas and new year this is offered in addition to the holiday entitlement.