Legal Secretary - Employment

22000.00 - 25000.00 per annum

Are you an experienced Legal Secretary? Do you want to work for a globally respected firm based in Edinburgh's bustling west end? Do you work well in an open and relaxed office environment?

Then this could be the opportunity for you……

I have a great permanent opportunity for a committed and hardworking secretary to support across various departments such as Real Estate, Employment and Litigation. The role is to start ASAP and you w ill be working within a positive and supportive team of 5 secretaries who are extremely experienced and knowledgeable.

Some of your duties…

* Proactive and efficient diary management, to include the organisation of internal and client meetings, Skype meetings and events.
* Submission of all expenses for your Legal Advisers.
* Utilisation of our resource teams i.e. centralised Document Production, Print Room and Administration teams.
* Proficient in audio typing of all correspondence, lengthy documents, reports, letters, minutes and pitch presentations.
* Maintaining the agreed E-filing structure for your Legal Advisers as well as successfully maintaining your own email account.
* Effective financial housekeeping, promptly dealing with any queries and managing monies in/out of the business.
* Timely client billing, taking a confident approach to complex non-standard client billing and adapting our reporting to the needs of our client.
* Dealing with emails, voicemails and queries when your Legal Adviser is out of the office, also recording time on their behalf where appropriate.
* Accurately ensure that client reporting is dealt with in a timely fashion and that it is delivered to them in the format they have requested.

You will have:

* Previous experience in Employment of Litigation is desirable
* Proficient in Word, Excel, Outlook and Powerpoint
* Experience of billing is desirable
* Strong prioritising skills
* Demonstrate a professional and positive outlook in the workplace
* Can work well under pressure and proven experience working to strict deadlines in a fast paced role

Our client is looking to interview immediately, with a competitive salary and benefits on offer please don't delay in applying now with an up to date CV.

Search is an equal opportunities recruiter and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled or qualified applicants, regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/beliefs, sexual orientation or age.

Application Details

Closing date:

Heather Hesketh
0131 718 8000

Reference No: Req/481400

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