Legal Secretary (Private Client) - Expiring soon!

Posted 29/05/2024 by Fulton's Solicitors

Location:
G76, Clarkston, East Renfrewshire
Salary/Rate:
£20,000 - £28,000/annum

Job Vacancy: Legal Secretary (Private Client)

**Location** Clarkston, Glasgow

We are currently seeking a Legal Secretary to join our Private Client team in Clarkston, Glasgow. This is an excellent opportunity for someone looking to continue their legal career in a supportive environment.

Candidates looking for full time and part time work will be considered but you must have worked as a Legal Secretary before. Law students/graduates and those in search of a Traineeship can apply but, will only be considered if you have worked as a Legal Secretary previously. It is unlikely this position would lead to a Traineeship.

**Requirements**

  • Previous experience of working as a Legal Secretary is essential with knowledge of Wills, Powers of Attorney and Executries desirable.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proficiency in MS Office (MS Word in particular).
  • Strong organisational skills with the ability to multi-task.
  • Attention to detail and problem-solving skills.
  • Friendly and helpful personality.
  • Good standard of typing skills.
  • Experience of a case management system.
  • Proven ability to manage time, meet deadlines and prioritise.

**Key Responsibilities**

  • Performing general administrative duties to support solicitors and paralegals such as filing, typing, drafting, proof reading, copying, scanning etc.
  • Taking and typing dictation
  • Answering, dealing with basic queries, and directing phone calls to relevant staff.
  • Reviewing incoming mail.
  • Preparing mail and enclosures for dispatch
  • Opening, closing, and retrieval of client files
  • Making appointments, arranging meetings, and maintaining an up-to-date diary
  • Supporting the billing process - drafting cash statements.
  • Photocopying/scanning

    This is a non-exhaustive list.

If you are a proactive, friendly, professional person who wants to be part of a dynamic and growing legal team, please apply.

We look forward to hearing from you.

Type:
Part Time, Permanent
Start Date:
ASAP
Contract Length:
Permanent
Job Reference:
PS/AM
Job ID:
221735363
Applications:
Less than 10

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