[6346] - Legal Secretary - Corporate - Maven Partners

The Organisation:
Our client, a leading offshore law firm advising financial institutions, corporations and private clients, is looking for a Legal Secretary to join their Corporate team.

The Role:
Responsibilities include:
Copy and audio typing.
Amending and reformatting legal documents in an accurate and timely manner.
Checking and proof reading documents and amending as necessary.
Creation of business related expense claims forms on behalf of fee earners.
Assisting in the creation of new clients / matters on Document Management (DM) system.
Answering telephones and email messages.
Taking and forwarding messages.
Booking meeting rooms, equipment and catering.
File management and archiving, ensuring all matter opening data is captured.
Processing monthly fee earner time reports.
Preparing draft bills (including narrative) for fee earner approval.
Issuing final bills to clients.
Organising dates/times/venues and other logistics for team or partner specific events such as small client lunches/dinners and client hospitality sporting/social events and in-house seminars including diary management and managing invitations and RSVPs.
Booking travel and accommodation (T & A) as required for events for partners/fee earners, including same for clients or guests.

The Person:
You will possess the following key characteristics:
Previous experience of working in a legal environment would be beneficial but not essential for more junior positions as training will be given.
Well versed in the use of Microsoft office applications, specifically WORD to a high degree of competence and Outlook. Some knowledge of Excel would be useful.
Good typing speeds will be essential as will accuracy.
Familiarity with the use of CRM systems would be helpful.
Good standard of education generally.
Good planning and organisation skills.
Good written and verbal communication skills.
Confident with a proactive attitude.
Ability to prioritise work effectively.
Team oriented with a flexible approach to assisting colleagues in a multi-team working environment.

Features & Requirements

Further Information

Location: Jersey

Profession: Legal

Salary: Negotiable

Contact Details

Phone: 01534864771

Email: sarahgarrood@mavenpartners.net

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