Overview

Legal Secretary

Location: Farnborough

Salary: £21,000 – £28,000

Hours: Monday – Friday

Our client is a highly regarded law firm recognised by Legal 500 and known for its comprehensive legal services. Catering to both UK and international clients, the firm is committed to delivering enduring support.

They currently have a full-time opportunity for a Legal Secretary to become a valuable part of their Real Estate Department.

This role involves joining a support team responsible for providing secretarial and administrative assistance to 10 fee earners, enabling them to concentrate on legal matters while delivering an efficient, friendly, and professional service to clients.

 

Duties:

Providing comprehensive legal secretarial and administrative services, including digital dictation for a full typing service.

Handling tasks such as file openings, bill generation, and managing correspondence (phone calls, letters, faxes, and emails).

Proficient use of Word and other Microsoft IT packages.

Managing diaries, scheduling appointments, and preparing documents.

Addressing client inquiries and supporting Fee Earners with research tasks.

Assisting Fee Earners with caseloads, including undertaking some junior-level fee earning work under supervision.

Undertaking filing and general clerical work.

 

Person Specification:

IT literate with strong typing skills, demonstrating excellent administrative and organizational capabilities.

A keen eye for accuracy and detail, and effective communication skills, including a polished telephone manner.

A team player with the ability to work independently and thrive in a dynamic work environment is essential.

Previous legal secretary experience, preferably in a Property department, is desirable.

 

Benefits:

Bonus Schemes rewarding exceptional performance.

25 Days Annual Leave, 8 Bank Holidays, and a Bonus Day for Christmas.

Holiday Buy Back & Carryover Schemes.

Annual & Long Service Rewards, including Gift Vouchers and Bonus Holiday Days.

Enhanced Maternity, Paternity & Adoption Leave.

Access to Free Healthcare Services, including Online GP.

Discounted Legal Services.

Client Referral Bonus.

Employee Assistance Programme.

Company Sick Pay.

Weekly Training Initiatives.

Access to Free Online Training Courses.

Monthly Employee Social Events.

Regular Charitable Events.

Weekly Free Fresh Produce.

Local Programme of Food Trucks.

Access to Onsite Cafes.

Access to Onsite Gym with Discounted Memberships.

Weekly Spin Classes.

Perkbox with Employer Credit Top Ups.

Cycle to Work Scheme.

Free Parking.

Electric Vehicle Charge Points.

Free Local Bus Transport.