We are recruiting for an experienced Legal Secretary for the Housing and Regeneration department of a Manchester base law firm.
Duties and Responsibilities
Produce correspondence and legal documentation via audio and copy typing maintaining a high level of accuracy in accordance with Firm’s House style and Best Practice Guidelines, proof reading and correcting the quality of your work without prompting. Ability to carry out routine legal forms, documents and letters independently for approval by the fee earner.
To respond to internal/external telephone queries, ensuring telephones are covered at all times. Ensuring that every telephone call is handled in a polite, efficient and professional manner presenting a professional and courteous image to clients and other parties. Monitoring telephone calls and voicemail facilities for fee earners in their absence, taking appropriate action where necessary.
Manage fee earner diaries using Microsoft Outlook to include client appointments, internal and external meetings, client and business lunches
Good understanding of money laundering requirements and ability to complete money laundering documentation for client and matter opening, ensuring that correct documentation is obtained from the client
File all hard copy and electronic documents, correspondence and documentation accurately and in a timely manner [...]