Junior Legal Secretary

AASK Recruitment / Stanmore / £22,000 - £27,500


Hours: 9.00 am to 5.30 pm - Monday to Friday

Reporting to: Partners

Department: Conveyancing Department

Salary: £22,000 - £27,500 per annum depending on experience

Our client, based in Stanmore is seeking a Junior Legal Secretary, ideally with an ILEx certification or similar, to join their conveyancing team. The role may suit a returner to work, college leaver or someone looking to change career path.

Duties for the Junior Legal Secretary:

  • Working in the conveyancing team, preparation of correspondence and documents through audio typing and word processing
  • To administer daily filing which includes the opening, closing, storage and retrieval of client files in accordance with the detailed procedures contained in the office manual
  • Preparation of mail for despatch
  • Make appointments, arrange meetings and to maintain an up-to-date diary for the fee earner(s)
  • Attend to clients both in person and on the telephone and to provide such support in a professional and courteous manner
  • To provide support to other secretaries as required
  • To undertake any specific training when required to do so and overall to have a responsibility towards self-development
  • To ensure the confidentiality of all the firms’ and clients’ documentation and information
  • Complying at all times with the detailed procedures contained in the firms’ manual
  • Ensure that any changes to the firms’ manual or changes in practice are understood and applied with immediate effect of such changes
  • To work as part of the conveyancing team and be included in rotas relating to general office duties which can include covering on reception
  • Undertake general office duties such as photocopying and faxing

Person Specification for the Junior Legal Secretary:

  • Relevant qualification such as ILEx, keen to learn conveyancing
  • Typing skills (minimum of 40wpm)
  • Capacity to communicate with a diverse range of people
  • A spirit of co-operation and a positive "can-do" attitude
  • A willingness to serve client needs with discretion and respect for client confidentiality
  • Professional telephone manner and the ability to take messages effectively
  • Commitment to the success of the firm

This is a great opportunity to join a successful law firm that will offer a good level of training and an entry into a secretarial career within legal.

January 2, 2023
Job Type
£ 25,000 to 50,000
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