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Legal Secretary

Location: RICHMOND, NORTH YORKSHIRE Salary: 18000.00 - 22000.00 GBP Per Annum
Sector: Legal Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: 10 months ago Reference: 3058788
Reed Business Support in Teesside is working alongside the North's leading specialist family law firm in North Yorkshire. 

They are currently recruiting for an experienced Legal Secretary to join their well established team. 

'The firm has an enviable reputation and is renowned for its expertise in handling complex and high value financial cases arising out of divorce and separation.'

They are offering a very competitive salary, making this a fantastic opportunity not to be missed! 

Duties include: 

- Receive and sort incoming mail
- Collect and deliver DX mail
- Attend Post Office to process outgoing mail
- Greet clients and visitors, prepare refreshments
- Take card payments from clients
- Type and prepare correspondence and documents using the Company’s case management software and digital dictation system
- Arrange meetings, book conference rooms and manage fee-earners’ electronic diaries
- Receive and direct telephone calls, take messages and pass on in a timely manner
- Respond to client queries in a helpful and courteous manner ensuring the client experiences the highest quality of service possible
- Ensure confidentiality of all the firm’s and clients’ documentation and information
- File management including daily filing, opening, closing, storage and retrieval of client files
- Updating and maintaining client information on internal database
- Organise travel arrangements, book and confirm reservations
- Prepare mail and enclosures for dispatch
- Request cheques, bank transfers and pay in cheques received
- Photocopying, printing and other administration duties
- Ensure tidy work area at all times

The ideal person: 

- An experienced Family Law Legal Secretary (desirable) 
- Experience dealing with confidential matters 
- Strong administration skills 
- Access to own vehicle to get to and from work (essential due to location) 
- Driven 
- Good team player 

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