Legal Secretary - Agricultural Property

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Legal Secretary - Agricultural Property

  • Location: Cambridgeshire
  • Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 15 days ago

  • Sector: Office Recruitment
  • Contact: Sam Haigh
  • Contact Email: shaigh@theonegroup.co.uk
  • Expiry Date: 28 August 2022
  • Job Ref: BBBH45486_1659101736

We are currently working with a Top 200 national law firm with offices across the Midlands and East Anglia. Their office based just outside of Huntingdon is looking to add an experienced Legal Secretary to its Agricultural Property Team. An understanding or knowledge of Agricultural or Real Estate law would be highly advantageous but not essential.

As an experienced Legal Secretary you will be a trusted employee working alongside Legal Professionals giving advice to key clients of the firm. They pride themselves on building longstanding relationships and bringing commercial know-how and lateral thinking to each case.

There are long term opportunities for progression and a stable working environment within a practice that has been running for years. Hard work is always rewarded and your ideas will be valued by the wider team. They embrace individual talents and genuine expertise through a strong collaborative work ethic and support big-picture thinking whilst ensuring they also get the detail right.

Responsibilities

  • Provide typing, secretarial and administrative support.
  • Work responsibly to support the needs of the fee earners and the priorities given delivering a quality service.
  • Assist with digital dictation and administrative support across the company in line with the Company's workflow ethic.
  • Transcribe and prepare all correspondence and documents through audio-typing and word processing, using Company precedents where appropriate;
  • Operate case management system including storing documents electronically - organising and attaching to relevant matters.
  • Deal with administrative routines as required to include scanning, faxing printing and photocopying.
  • Understand how to use the strong room including searching for and retrieving documents and procedures for sending out original documents:
  • Manage incoming and outgoing mail in all mediums i.e. post, DX, emails and fax transmissions.
  • Make appointments, arrange meetings and maintain manager/fee earners diary as required including providing refreshments if necessary.
  • Monitoring compliance and Lexcel requirements.
  • Work within relevant administrative systems and procedures, particularly in the management of finances, recording time, preparation of bills and correspondence.

Experience as a legal secretary, computer literacy, excellent attention to detail and an ability to communicate effectively at all levels will be essential in this position.

Please call Sam at The ONE Group on 01223 237888 for more information.