Fantastic opportunity for a Corporate Legal Secretary to join an award winning Legal Firm based in the heart of the Manchester City Centre. With fantastic benefits and excellent career opportunity this role offers an annual salary of £22,000, with an immediate start date and 25 days annual leave plus Bank Holidays.


About The Role:

· Type work as dictated or requested by the fee earner(s) using BigHand digital dictation system, Partner for Windows case manager system and Microsoft Word or other applications, as applicable

· Create new clients, matters and contacts in the Partner for Windows database with full and accurate data, in line with procedures

· Maintain the Partner for Windows database in line with procedures and the Data Protection Act, ensuring that all data is accurate and up to date at all times

· Ensure that all typed work is accurate and proof-read before being handed to the fee earner

· Prepare correspondence, documents (including track changing) and enclosures as applicable ready for signature and ensure all relevant enclosures are attached to the main document ready for posting or emailing

· Ensure that signed correspondence is sent promptly to the Post Room

· Assist in the personal organisation of fee earners using a computerised diary and task management system to ensure that no key dates, deadlines, tasks and appointments are missed by the fee earner

· Communicate in a courteous and professional manner with clients, other contacts and internal staff on the telephone and by email, relaying messages and providing assistance where possible

· Make appointments and book meeting rooms, refreshments, arrange travel and accommodation, etc as required

· Prompt administration of files such as opening and closing, billing, recording undertakings, archiving, etc, as directed by the fee earner

· Filing, both paper and electronic (to case manager system) and keeping same up to date

· At all times comply with internal procedures as set out in the Office Manual and the Clerical Guide

· At all times comply with all relevant legislation and regulations as directed by the firm (eg client confidentiality, anti-money laundering, Solicitors’ Regulation Authority and The Law Society rules, Solicitors’ Accounts Rules, Data Protection Act, etc)

· In all dealings with clients and others, internally and externally, behave professionally, helpfully and courteously at all times and ensure the positive representation of the firm  

· Work as part of a team when work is requested by any other fee earner and/or the Team Co-ordinator, thus ensuring that work is delivered in a timely manner


Essential Skills & Experience

· Previous Legal Secretary experience

· Excellent organisational skills

· Experience of a case manager system (preferably Partner for Windows or similar)

· Experience of case management systems

· Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Word

· Audio typing qualification or experience

· Smart appearance

· Team player

· Professional and helpful manner

About The Benefits

· Working hours 9:00am – 5:30pm Monday to Friday

· Annual salary of £22,000

· 25 days annual leave plus Bank Holidays

Enhanced pension contributions

Enhanced maternity/paternity ( qualifying after 1 year)

Christmas/Summer parties

Dress down Fridays

Death in service

5% discretionary bonus.

To Apply

If this sounds like a role you will LOVE, please send your CV to Sophie@jobwise.co.uk

We aim to respond to all successful applications within 2 days. If you haven’t been contacted within 2 days your application has been unsuccessful and your details will not be held.  Please check our Website and apply directly for any other suitable positions you see. We apologise that we are unable to contact everyone in person and thank you for your interest.

 

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