Wills & Probate Legal Secretary

A vacancy has arisen with a leading regional firm at their Otley office for an experienced Legal Secretary to support their fee earners, predominantly with Wills & Probate work. 
 
This role sits within a family friendly firm who promote a healthy work life balance and flexible working environment.
 
The successful candidate will be an experienced audio-typist who takes pride in their accuracy and standard of work. They will enjoy dealing with clients, being helpful and professional when doing so, and have experience in probate work. The successful candidate must be willing to undertake a variety of tasks and be able to stay calm and prioritise work effectively while doing so. The role will be sat at the firms front desk therefore some reception duties are also required. Ideally the firm would like someone approachable and helpful to promote the image of the firm confidently.
 
KEY TASKS

- Audio-typing
- Dealing with the branch post and DX
- Reception Duties
- Producing documents from the Case Management System
- Dealing with telephone queries or taking messages when appropriate
- Keeping clients and other parties updated with progress of matters
- Assisting solicitors and executives with matters at all stages of the transaction, from file opening to archiving in accordance with office and accounts procedures
- Billing files and obtaining monies due to the firm from the clients and other parties

KEY SKILLS – ESSENTIAL

- Audio-typing
- Professional and helpful client care
- Excellent telephone manner
- Effective and helpful secretarial support
- Ability to work accurately in accordance with agreed procedures
- Ability to organise and prioritise work, under supervision, to meet clients’ expectations and matter deadlines
- Ability to work on own initiative and as a member of a team
- Ability to work under pressure
- Literate and numerate

EXPERIENCE

- Previous secretary experience within wills & probate is desirable
- Audio-typing
- Case Management System experience (highly desirable)

If you are a Legal Secretary and meet the above criteria, please apply directly via the link.
 
Contact Rachael Atherton at G2 Legal for further information.

G2 Legal is a legal recruitment company recruiting in West Yorkshire. Visit our website for more jobs or contact Rachael Atherton on 0113 254 9296 today.

More information

For more information about this role and to apply, please contact Rachael Atherton at G2 Legal on 0113 254 9296 or forward an up to date copy of your CV.

PQE, years of experience and salary levels are shown purely as a guide. We will consider applications from candidates that can demonstrate the skills or experience required for this role.

Job reference: 1274935-1-RA-19--1UI

Company Benefits

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    25 days holiday per annum

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Reference: 1274935-1-RA-19--1UI | Location: Otley

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