Legal Secretary

  • Job Reference: BH-36645
  • Date Posted: 28 May 2024
  • Recruiter: Law Staff
  • Location: Surrey
  • Remote Working: Some remote working possible
  • Salary: £28,000 to £32,000
  • Sector: Private client
  • Personnel Type: Legal Secretary

Job Description

Step into a role that recognises your expertise and rewards your initiative. Our client is a Legal 500 ranked, award-winning law firm, is seeking a proficient Legal Secretary to bolster their Private Wealth & Inheritance Department in Surrey. This full-time position offers a chance to be an integral part of a dynamic team, providing essential support to 14 fee earners.

Imagine a workday filled with variety and challenge, where your role is crucial in presenting the firm's professional image as the first point of contact for new client enquiries. Your organisational prowess will shine through in diary management, file administration, and as a witness for Will signings. Your secretarial skills will be put to good use with digital dictation, while your adherence to systems and procedures will ensure smooth operations within the department.

The ideal candidate will possess excellent administrative skills, be highly organised, proactive, IT literate, and have a good understanding of compliance, particularly anti-money laundering requirements. Exceptional client service skills are paramount, along with strong communication abilities. Experience in Private Wealth & Inheritance is desirable, though candidates with legal secretarial experience in other areas will be considered.

In return for your dedication, you will enjoy a suite of benefits designed to enhance your personal and professional life:

- Performance-driven bonus schemes
- Generous annual leave package with additional holidays for long service
- Holiday buy-back and carryover options
- Enhanced family leave
- Access to free healthcare services, including an online GP
- Discounts on legal services and client referral bonuses
- A comprehensive Employee Assistance Programme
- Regular social and charitable events
- Perkbox with employer credit top-ups

This role is not just a job; it's a chance to grow within a supportive and flexible environment, part of a thriving firm that values your contribution. If you are ready to take the next step in your career, our client welcomes you to join their esteemed team!

Vacancy Reference Number: 36645

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