Collaborative Legal Secretary


Are you an accomplished Legal Secretary with experience of working in a dynamic law firm? Would you thrive in a fast-paced role which will see you providing full support to a team of fee earners? Do you have experience working across a multi-disciplinary firm where no two days are the same? We have a fantastic opportunity for a Legal Secretary to join an expanding and well-respected law firm based in Birmingham City Centre.

As part of this fast-paced team, you will be providing full administrative and organisational support to the firm’s fee earners, ensuring the everyday secretarial operations of the department flows smoothly. You will take responsibility for managing multiple busy electronic diaries, building relationships with numerous stakeholders to coordinate internal and external meetings, creating varied client correspondence and acting as the first point of contact for clients.

On a daily basis, you will be preparing client correspondence and case documentation, maintaining hard copies of client files and ensuring all documents are managed and archived accurately.  As a Legal Secretary working across departments, you will be responsible for monthly client billing, making amendments and proof-reading documents on a regular basis, alongside any other ad hoc duties, such as providing cover for the Reception team as needed.

To succeed in this role, you will be an experienced and organised Legal Secretary and an accomplished administrator, capable of working at pace and with great attention to detail. With excellent typing speeds, strong IT skills and outstanding organisational skills, you will have a collaborative approach, always looking for ways to add value and support colleagues.  Previous experience of using legal case management systems is essential, as well using Big Hand for dictation. With a confident and flexible approach, and a high degree of initiative, you will bring lots of enthusiasm to this exciting and varied role.

In return you will receive a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package, all whilst working for an impressive law firm with excellent opportunities for career development.

SimkissGuy Recruitment is acting as a recruitment agency for the purpose of this vacancy. By sending your CV to us, you hereby consent for us to contact you in relation to recruitment. We are an equal opportunities employer who welcomes applications from all. We will be in touch within 3 working days if we would like to discuss your CV and experience further. If you do not hear from us within that time then you have unfortunately been unsuccessful in your application for this particular vacancy. We would welcome further applications from you for roles that may be more suited to your skills and experience.

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