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Legal Secretary - Accrington

Legal Secretary - Accrington

Salary - negotiable dependent upon experience

We are currently looking for an ambitious, highly experienced Legal Secretary, who is able to work within a fast paced demanding and changeable environment. Working for a really busy Partner, working for a really genuine and forward thinking business.

Knowledge of court proceedings is essential.

You will be responsible for the following tasks:

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and manage correspondence, legal documents, reports and court papers
  • Audio typing skills essential
  • Answering telephone calls and dealing with enquiries
  • Taking accurate and detailed telephone messages
  • Organise and coordinate meetings, conferences and travel arrangements
  • Take, type and distribute minutes of meetings
  • Implement and maintain office systems
  • Organise diaries and make appointments
  • Handle incoming mail and other material as directed
  • Maintain filing systems
  • Collate information
  • Maintain databases
  • Communicate verbally and in writing responding to enquiries
  • Using office equipment such as faxes, photocopiers, binders etc

Education & Experience:

  • Experience working as a legal secretary
  • Knowledge and experience of relevant software applications - spreadsheets, word processing and database management
  • Knowledge of administrative and court proceedings
  • Proficient in spelling, punctuation, grammar and other English language skills

Key Competences:

  • Verbal and written communication skills
  • Computer literacy
  • High level of attention to detail
  • Confidentiality
  • Planning and organisational skills
  • Time management and ability to work to deadlines
  • Interpersonal skills and customer service orientation
  • Reliability
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Ability to work on own and use initiative
  • Polite helpful manner

This is a great opportunity to work for a business who recognise and reward their staff well. Please apply to the team at Square Peg Associates for immediate consideration.

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