• Location: Honiton
  • Reference Number: LSW6431

Legal Southwest

On behalf of our client, we are currently seeking an experienced Secretary to work in their Private Client Team.

Private Client work is a key area of practice for our client. Their clients include farmers, landowners, and High Net Worth Individuals.

This role will require an organised individual with excellent audio typing skills. You will be confident managing a busy workload assisting 3 fee earners, you must be able to use your own initiative and work well under pressure. The role also includes the need to support members of the Private Client Department on a remote basis by means of digital dictation together with assisting with Reception cover at lunchtime and in the event of absence.

The successful candidate will need to be able to:

  • Demonstrate excellent secretarial and typing skills with good attention to detail
  • Demonstrate previous experience in the use of digital dictation and case management software
  • Demonstrate flexibility by assisting with typing for all members of the department by means of digital dictation on a remote basis when required
  • Manage fee earners’ electronic diaries
  • Demonstrate good organisational skills
  • Demonstrate effective communication skills, both written and spoken
  • Cope well under pressure, with an ability to work flexibly and cope with changing priorities
  • Take a positive and proactive approach to work, anticipating and meeting the needs of the department
  • Be competent in using Word and other Microsoft Products (Outlook and Powerpoint)
  • Previous legal secretarial experience is essential – previous Private Client experience is preferable

This is an excellent opportunity to become an integral member of our client’s Private Client Department and to thrive in a professional and friendly atmosphere.

In return you will be offered a competitive salary and benefits package.

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.

Legal Southwest will never, without exception, send out your CV without your prior knowledge or consent so please be assured that we treat every application with the utmost confidentiality.

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