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Date Added: Wed 11/11/2020

Legal Secretary | Property Litigation

Bristol, UK
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Job Type: Permanent

Salary: £24000 - £26000 / annually

The Company:

Our client is an award-winning, full service, commercial law firm and they are rapidly developing a national reputation for its innovative approach to delivering legal services.  They operate in the financial services, leisure, retail & consumer goods, technology & media, renewables, housing and public sectors.  Their specialisms are real estate, banking and finance, commercial, corporate, employment, dispute resolution and litigation.

The Job:

They are seeking a Legal Secretary to support their Property Litigation team within their head office which is based in central Bristol. This role will be supporting the Partner of this department along with a Legal Director and 2 Solicitors.   

Main Responsibilities will include:

  • Assisting with secretarial and administrative tasks and to provide assistance to others in the team and group when required.
  • Digital dictation (audio typing).
  • Assisting the national team with overflow typing when required
  • Creating/amending documents.
  • Collating documentation in advance of court hearings, arbitration or mediation.
  • Dealing with a range of client specific billing requirements and generating a large number of bills on a monthly basis.
  • Filing, electronic filing and general admin duties such as faxing and photocopying.
  • Managing diary appointments and making arrangements for meetings. Some use of Excel for invoicing purposes as well as for creating mail merge documentation.

The Person:

Our client looks for previous legal support experience.  They are looking for a can-do and helpful person to support this busy team.

In addition to this you will also have:

  • Experience of Outlook for Emails and Diary Management.
  • Experience of Laserforms, Excel and Workshare would be an advantage.
  • Experience of Property searches and enquiries would be an advantage, (but training can be given for a suitable candidate)
  • Previous secretarial experience in a legal environment. Ideally this would be in Real Estate, Property Litigation or Commercial Litigation
  • Strong ability to self manage a large workload in a busy team.

The Benefits:  Contributory Pension, Group Life, Private Medical Insurance, 25 days' holiday & a flexible benefits scheme. 

The Hours:  Monday to Friday 9am - 5pm

The Location:  Central Bristol, no car parking.

The Salary:  Up to £26,000 Dependent on skills and experience

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