Legal Secretary

Kiwi Recruitment

Our well-established client is looking for an experienced Legal Secretary to join their Private Client department in Chichester. Full training will be given in relation to our practices, procedures, and systems however, a good grounded knowledge work is required.

The ideal candidate will provide secretarial and administrative support to their principal enabling them to operate at optimum efficiency whilst providing a high-quality legal service to our clients.

We are looking for someone confident and proactive to work within the department.

The ideal client must have proven work experience in all aspects of Private Client Law including :

  • Wills.
  • Lasting Powers of Attorneys.
  • Administration of Estates.
  • Probate..

You will be expected to use a high degree of self-management and initiative, complying with all relevant professional and regulatory obligations.

Key duties will include:

  • Diary management and scheduling appointments
  • Onboarding new clients and carrying out relevant checks
  • Opening/closing and archiving files
  • Audio typing and dictation
  • Producing documents including wills and LPA’s
  • General secretarial and administration duties
  • Answering the telephone
  • Liaising with clients and third parties
  • Financial matters such as requesting monies, preparing estate accounts, and completing posting slips for making payments.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have Audio Typing skills
  • Have excellent typing skills.
  • Have previous experience within the legal profession.
  • Be computer Literate.

Our client is offering a competitive salary to the successful candidate, commensurate with experience and ability.

This is a full-time office-based role working 9 am to 5.15pm Monday to Friday at our Chichester Office

For more information, please attach your CV or contact Jenny @ Kiwi Recruitment

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Pay: £28,000.00-£32,000.00 per year

To apply for this job email your details to sharon@kiwirecruitment.co.uk

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