We are currently recruiting for a Legal Secretary to join the Trust & Estate department of our clients firm in Chester.

The ideal candidate will be a hardworking individual and will become an integral part of the Trusts & Estates team.

Duties include but are not limited to:

Transcribing dictation (BigHand)

  • Opening new files including obtaining relevant ID for new clients
  • Responding to day to day correspondence
  • Taking telephone messages and updating clients/other solicitors, where appropriate
  • Client contact/liaison
  • Office administration
  • Preparing and submitting bills
  • Managing diaries and arranging meetings
  • Proof reading

The ideal candidate will have experience working in a Trusts & Estates department and will possess the following skills:

  • Excellent typing skills (speed and accuracy are key)
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills
  • Ability to use own initiative
  • Effective and confident communicator (verbal and written)
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • IT literate
  • Experience using case management system preferred but not essential (Lawsoft)

For more information on this role, please contact gabriella@acs-recruitment.co.uk