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LEGAL SECRETARY

Location: BRISTOL, AVON Salary: 17000 - 19000 GBP Per Annum
Sector: Business Support Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: FULL TIME Applications: N/A
Posted: 2 months ago Reference: 3114256
Our Client based in North Bristol is currently recruiting for Legal Secretary to work within Clinical Negligence

To provide a full and efficient secretarial service to a team of fee earners handing clinical negligence claims on behalf of people funded on a private paying basis, through legal expenses insurance, public funding or conditional fee agreements. 

Main Duties: 
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Audio and occasional copy typing of letters, memos, e-mails, and documents as dictated by the fee earner
* Recording limitation dates and other dates, as directed by Directions timetable, in fee earner and central diaries
* Taking telephone calls from clients, medical experts, Hospital Trusts and Barristers and recording these on file.
* Arranging appointments and setting up conferences
* Issue departmental invoices as and when advised by fee earner
* Completion of administrative duties to include the upkeep of disbursement schedules, processing money received from DAS and Legal Services Commission, clients damages cheques and payment of fee notes and invoices.
* Completion of legal forms
* Ad hoc duties as required

A high standard of audio and word processing skills
Attention to detail and the ability to prioritise and work to deadlines
Professional attitude to work and colleagues at all times
Must be prepared to work as part of a team
Experience within a Legal practice desired

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