Legal Secretary – Private Client

April 17, 2024

Job Description

Job Description:
As a Private Client Legal Secretary, you will play a crucial role in supporting the private client department. Your responsibilities will include:

– Providing high-quality secretarial and administrative support to solicitors and legal executives within the private client team.
– Managing and organising client files, ensuring accuracy and confidentiality.
– Drafting and preparing legal documents, including wills, powers of attorney, and estate administration forms.
– Liaising with clients, both in person and over the phone, to schedule appointments, answer queries, and provide updates.
– Assisting with diary management, arranging meetings, and maintaining the department’s filing system.
– Conducting legal research and collating relevant information for case preparation.
– Assisting with billing and financial administration tasks.

– Proven experience as a Legal Secretary is essential, Private Client experience is desirable.
– Excellent knowledge of legal terminology and procedures.
– Proficiency in using case management systems and Microsoft Office Suite.
– Strong organisational skills with the ability to prioritise tasks and meet deadlines.
– Exceptional attention to detail and accuracy.
– Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
– Ability to maintain confidentiality and handle sensitive information.
– A proactive and flexible approach to work, with the ability to work well both independently and as part of a team.

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