Legal Secretary (Corporate & Commercial)

Full Time Permanent

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Our client is an industry celebrated law firm committed to delivering the highest standard of legal advice for their clients. They are a progressive, people-orientated law firm that look at the bigger picture and understand the immediate need is part of a complex whole. They are seeking a Legal Secretary in their Corporate & Commercial Department. This role is a 12 month FTC.  
Location:             Southampton
Salary:                 Up to £26k depending on experience      
To provide Fee Earners with the high-level administrative support they need to provide seamless legal services to clients and help them maximise the amount of time they are able to spend on fee-earning tasks.
To assist their allocated Fee Earners by providing proactive administrative and typing document support.
To act as workflow manager for other support services such as Facilities in respect of the team’s work
May carry out routine Fee Earner tasks under supervision depending upon capability and training
To include delegating and supervising the completion of document production, file management and copying/scanning work.
To take an active interest in and obtain a thorough understanding of all aspects of client requirement to provide exceptional service levels to both the Fee Earners and clients.
Our ideal applicant will have/be;   

Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Word (including track change), Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, research tools and other system implemented by the firm such as case management.
Accurate typing speed of at least 60 words per minute.
Knowledge of legal terminology, documentation, legal processes, etc.
Excellent telephone manner and competent knowledge of telephone system.
Excellent communication, organisational and team skills.
Excellent attention to detail
Flexible and dependable, able to take the initiative.
Able to remain calm under pressure and work to tight deadlines.
Conscientious, approachable and enthusiastic.
Able to quickly build confidence, respect and trust with others
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