Our client, an exceptionally well-respected regional practice has a passion for business, clients and the services they offer. Their values (Commercial, Dynamic, Friendly, Integrity, Reliable, Supportive) are at the core of everything they do.
With offices throughout Devon & Cornwall, they feel lucky to be living and working in one of the most beautiful parts of the UK.
As the top ranked South West law firm in many of their core areas, high profile clients, stimulating work and early responsibility are a given. Their aim is to make sure that everyone who works for them feels respected, trusted and valued.
In return you will be offered a competitive salary, 25 days holiday per year, life assurance and private medical insurance schemes. Employees also benefit from employee share ownership scheme. Hours: – 9am – 5.15pm Monday – Friday (1 hour for lunch)
We are seeking a full time Legal Secretary for the Employment team for this professional law firm based in Exeter.
You will be working as a Legal Secretary for a number of different lawyers dealing primarily with Employment and HR matters. You will need to have a flexible approach and the ability to work within a hard-working and buzzing team environment.
With a typing speed of at least 65wpm, you will be required to provide a high quality secretarial and administrative service to the Team.
You must be able to produce a high volume of accurate typing by means of digital dictation and other means, and you will also be responsible for diary management, as well as general secretarial duties.
The ideal candidate will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills and a focus on exceptional client care. You will have solid legal secretarial experience and be used to working in a busy and highly professional driven environment, including digital dictation, copy typing and filing.
The position would suit someone who is highly organised, motivated, accurate, proactive and committed to meeting deadlines while remaining calm under pressure. Attention to detail is essential.
Excellent all round communication skills and a professional and helpful telephone manner, commercial awareness and common sense are essential as you will often be the first point of client contact and for telephone enquiries from potential new clients. A good sense of humour is also necessary.
Previous experience of working in a business focused team within a law firm is an advantage.
Please get in touch if you would like more information about this role or send your CV via the form below in complete confidence and we will get back to you.
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