Legal Secretary Salary Range : £22,000-£28,000 depending on experience
Job Ref: L4L778
Family Law, Legal Secretaries/PA's
St Albans


Our well-established client law firm situated in St Albans is currently seeking a Legal Secretary/Personal Assistant to join their dynamic firm in the Family/Matrimonial Dept.

Key Competencies

• Providing secretarial and administrative support to nominated Managers/Partners/Fee Earners
• Ensuring all administrative processes are completed accurately and in a timely fashion
• Accurate production of all legal documents and correspondence
• Liaising with Clients as appropriate
• Effectively prioritising all workload to ensure appropriate deadlines are met
• Maintain accurate Client files
• Demonstrate personal organisation

Key Tasks

• effectively liaise with clients and other professionals as appropriate
• ensure that all clients and external visitors are greeted appropriately and offered refreshments
• provide accurate and timely administration of all matters arising from daily post/DX
• organise meetings, conferences and book appointments
• ensure accuracy of all work produced via audio typing
• demonstrate competency in all software packages relevant to role
• manage own work, productivity and quality of work including adhering to internal administration procedures
• act as Ambassador of Firm
• create a positive working environment, encouraging teamwork, co-operation and collaboration

Key Skills and Attributes

• Planning and organisation
• Analysis, problem solving and attention to detail
• Client service
• Written and oral communication
• Effective time and work management
• Team work – both within immediate team and wider Firm
• Confidentiality
• Strong inter-personal skills
• Ability to work under pressure whilst remaining calm and able to demonstrate flexibility

Skills required; Good secretarial skills, audio/digital dictation, good telephone manner, ability to prioritise and organise. Family/Matrimonial Law experience, Divorce, Separation, Child Contact etc.

Hours: 9-5.30pm Start Date: Asap Holidays: Standard plus Bank Holidays:
Salary range £22-28kp doe.

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