Legal Secretary - Private Client

Legal Secretary - Private Client

Job Title: Legal Secretary - Private Client
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Uckfield, East Sussex
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: T3RW*1376048
Contact Name: Sammons Group
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 24, 2020 09:46

Job Description


We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Legal Secretary - Private Client to join a leading legal firm based in Uckfield on a 1-year fixed-term contract to cover maternity leave.

Core Activities, Duties and Key Tasks

  • Supporting a small team of Solicitors
  • Attending to clients over the phone and in person
  • Use of case management systems
  • Drafting various documents
  • File management
  • Instructing experts
  • Liaising with clients and other professionals
  • Participating in business development initiatives
  • Meeting firm set billing targets
  • Additional administrative duties as required

Person Specification

  • Previous experience of working within a Private Client environment
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Fast and accurate audio typing skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience using case management systems
  • Excellent telephone manner
  • Strong time management skills
  • Fast and accurate audio typing skills
  • Legal Secretary: 3 years (Preferred) Secretarial: 3 years (Preferred)

We endeavour to reply to all applications. However, if you have not heard from us within 7 days you have been unsuccessful with this particular role. You are very welcome to apply to future advertisements placed by The Sammons Group.

The Sammons Group is an Employment Business and Employment Agency as defined by the EAA Regulations 2003, and we abide by the Code of Practice of our industry body (the Recruitment & Employment Confederation - REC).

We are committed to supporting and promoting diversity in the workplace, and welcome applications from candidates regardless of age, belief, disability, ethnic origin/nationality, gender/gender reassignment, marital/civil partnership status, pregnancy/maternity, or sexual orientation - we recruit on the basis of talent. If you require reasonable adjustments in the recruitment process, please let us know.

We regret that as a recruitment consultancy we are unable to seek visas for applicants not holding current entitlement to work in the UK.

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