Legal Secretary

  • Confidential
  • West Midlands, UK
  • 05 Nov, 2021
Full Time Legal

Job Description

Victor Chase Legal Recruitment are currently recruiting for an experienced Legal Secretary to join a well established yet ever-growing law firm based inCoventry.

Conveyancing experience is preferred however any practice area will be considered.

The ideal candidate

* Solid legal secretary experience gained within busy law firms

* Experience of working in a residential conveyancing department

* Excellent command of English spelling, punctuation and grammar

* Excellent word processing and audio typing skills- knowledge of BigHand management systems is advantageous

* Excellent customer service skills, including professional and friendly telephone manner

* Experience of working alongside and supporting senior fee earners

You will also need to bring excellent audio typing/word processing skills (BigHand system ideal), a good working knowledge of MS Office applications (Word/Excel/PowerPoint), first-class organisational skills and the ability to show initiative, drive and determination while achieving results and hitting deadlines in a fast-moving team environment - which could include covering for other offices on a 'remote' basis.

Experience using a case management system -ALB or similar- would also be advantageous, but is not essential as training will be provided.

Benefits will include:

• Attractive starting salary, subject to relevant legal sector experience

• Awards for achievement/recognition

• Pension scheme with employer's contributions

• Generous annual holiday entitlement, including a day off for your birthday

• Support for training/education where appropriate

• Genuine career opportunities in a fast-growing practice where 'work/life' balance matters