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Legal Secretary
 
Title: Legal Secretary
Category: Legal
Job type: Permanent
Job status: Full Time
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Description:
The post is for a full time Legal Secretary to provide support and assistance to fee earners within the Cambridge office.

Key Responsibilities

General duties include, but are not limited to:

Dealing with clients in person and on the telephone; have a calm telephone manner and the ability to handle clients with control and authority. Typing - word processing of correspondence and large/complex documents (to include using the firm’s house style, formatting, track changes, automatic numbering, cross-referencing etc.; General file management; Filing documents and correspondence both electronically and physically. Booking and co-ordinating meeting and travel arrangements along with general diary management; Dealing with post and arrangements for sending large/heavy documents by registered post; Scanning and copying large documents; Dealing with any administrative tasks required by immediate fee earners; Assisting the team and Head of Team with compliance obligations (eg. LEXCEL) Raising bills and liaising with the accounts department on preparation and payment of bills and other accounts queries; Being proactive on files and helping to ensure a matter progresses; Support the meeting room hostess where required to provide refreshments for client meetings; Making full use of the firm’s document management system; Attend team meetings Tracking of tasks/commitments requested by colleagues Requirements

Excellent IT and keyboard skills (including Word and Excel) Proactive with an active interest in the team Excellent inter-personal skills when dealing with clients and others Ability to use initiative and demonstrate a can—do attitude to solving problems Willingness to learn Ownership of tasks through to completion Ability to work under pressure and to a high level of accuracy Willingness to work supportively and co-operatively with other members of the team Organisational skills and high attention to detail Administrative skills with the ability to contribute to improving working practices Liaising with administrative assistant Must be discreet when dealing with the Firm’s confidential affairs Previous secretarial experience is essential Proven experience of working for multiple high level fee earners Benefits

Competitive salary

Cycle to work scheme

Employee Benefit Platform

Private Medical Insurance

Life assurance (4 x salary)

Pension scheme

25 days holiday (in addition to statutory UK holidays).

Closing date: 9 May 2019

Adverts normally close at midday on the closing date, however vacancies may close early if sufficient applications have been received. Therefore we would encourage you to submit your application as soon as possible.

Stone King LLP is an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to ensuring equality of opportunity by encouraging all our staff to achieve their full potential and guaranteeing that all employment decisions are taken without reference to irrelevant information or discriminatory practices.
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