Legal Secretary - #510584

Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited

Date: Sep 22, 2022
City: Bristol
Salary: £30,000 / year
Contract type: Full time
Work schedule: Full day
Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited

Legal Secretary - Central Bristol

Your new company

I'm working with an established law firm who have their routes firmly set in the South West with multiple offices. You will join a successful firm who are based in central Bristol close to public transport links. The firm works with a wide range clients who provide high quality, intellectually stimulating and exciting work for employee's to thrive on.

Your new role

As the Legal Secretary you will be responsible for the following:

  • Assisting lawyers with the billing process, drafting narratives and covering letters
  • Looking after credit control, ensuring bills are sent out on a timely manner and following up any issues
  • Being a central point of contact for clients and third parties over the phone and via email
  • Understand the team's financial hygiene position and liaise with departmental Administrators to ensure all systems and processes are up to date
  • Ensure regular legal team meetings are arranged, and then actively participate in these meetings
  • Liaise with support departments to resolve problems on lawyers' behalf, taking ownership of the issue and following up where appropriate
  • Support other team members by sharing knowledge and ensuring own and others' skills are developed
  • Organise client events / seminars in conjunction with Marketing, attending to meet and greet clients where appropriate
  • Collate information for preparation of regular client updates or reports as and when required
  • Demonstrate a good level of knowledge and effective utilisation of the firm's systems and procedures
  • Develop a good working knowledge of all department key legal processes to enable maximum flexibility and effectiveness in role
  • Build and maintain effective relationships with lawyers and clients, and develop knowledge of the department's clients and their business

My client is looking for a Legal Secretary/PA to provide proactive, efficient and effective support to the Tax, Trusts and Successions team as part of the support hub.

What you'll need to succeed

As the a successful Legal Administrator you will need the following skills & traits

  • Legal experience essential
  • Recent substantial experience in legal support (PA, Legal Secretary, LSA, etc)
  • Recent experience in diary management and the ability to multi-task
  • Fast, accurate typing skill
  • Competent with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook etc.) and data management systems
  • Recent experience of working to compliance and file maintenance procedures is advantageous

This is a great opportunity to join a progressive and forward-thinking Firm where clients recommend our client because of the quality of their people and the depth of experience across the whole firm. The firm are committed to supporting employee's across all levels to achieve the balance they need.

What you'll get in return

You will receive a salary of £30,000, excellent company benefits including pension contribution + more, the role is fully office based due to the nature of the work, potential for WFH opportunities over the course of the month, the working hours are 9:00 - 17:00.

This is a great opportunity for an experienced Legal Secretary to join a supportive, motivating & successful firm
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