Legal Secretary

MK006 Legal Float Secretary and Operations Assistant

Hertford

Basic £25,000 pa

Our prestigious solicitor client seeks a Legal Float Secretary and Operations Assistant to report to Head of Operations based in Hertford.

This varied role will assist all practice areas in carrying out their duties and responsibilities.

The successful candidate will be expected to work as a team member within the practice area and the firm as a whole.

Duties & Responsibilities Legal Float Secretary and Operations Assistant: Secretarial


  • To provide secretarial and administrative support within the firm to cover holidays and absence
  • To liaise with clients (and third parties) by correspondence, telephone or attendance.

    Answer queries and relay necessary information in a professional and confident manner
  • To type a wide range of documents with speed and accuracy and paying attention to detail.

    To draft routine correspondence
  • To assist in the preparation and proof reading of legal documents
  • To assist other members within the practice in organising their work effectively
  • To build and maintain client relationships

Duties & Responsibilities Legal Float Secretary and Operations Assistant: Operations


  • To cover reception duties when required
  • To assist with archiving
  • To help with events
  • To participate in the Operations practice area meetings
  • To assist the Head of Operations and Senior Operations Assistant where appropriate

Personal and Professional Attributes of the Legal Float Secretary and Operations Assistant


  • Appropriate Secretarial qualifications and/or experience
  • Excellent IT skills and Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to use a case management system
  • Exemplary level of attention to detail and Efficient time-management skills
  • Efficient, reliable, helpful and enthusiastic with Initiative and drive
  • Confident, professional and friendly with the ability to build good working relationships internally and externally

Benefits Package for the Legal Float Secretary and Operations Assistant


  • £25k per annum
  • 20 days holiday, increasing by 1 day for each year worked to a maximum of 25 days + 8 public holidays
  • Auto enrolment pension
  • Bupa healthcare (medical history disregarded) after 6 months of service
  • Life assurance, 4 times salary, after 6 months service
  • £500 contribution to wellness, e.g.

    gym membership, after 6 months service




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