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Temporary Legal Secretary

Location:Sherborne, Dorset, England
Salary:GBP18000 - 18000 per Annum
Job Ref: CT19331
Posted: 11/04/2019
Job Description

We are currently recruiting on the behalf of a well-established modern law firm for a temporary Legal Secretary to join their residential property team in Sherborne. This position is to cover and support other members of the team on an ongoing temporary basis.

You will have experience within a legal secretarial position, ideally within residential property. You will need to be client focused with the ability to prioritise tasks.

In this role you will be responsible for:

  • Accurately create and input documents from digital dictation onto the case management system, checking with the Legal Advisor on any unclear details and ensuring that the document is properly constructed and accurately conveys his/her meaning.
  • Draft straightforward legal documents using the precedents provided, filing documents online where appropriate.
  • Open and create new files, as instructed by the Legal Advisor, in line with the Firm’s procedures.
  • Take initial instructions from clients, open and create files in line with Firm’s procedures.
  • Provide quotes to client’s (both verbally over the telephone and in writing)

You will need the following skills and experience:

  • Typing speed minimum of 60WPM
  • Legal secretarial background (preferably within residential property)
  • IT literate
  • Written and verbal communication skills

If you have the following experience and would be interested in joining this prestigious company please apply today!