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Secretary/Typist - Law Firm

Location
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Salary
£23,000 to £24,000
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
30 Aug 2022
Our client has a vacancy for an experienced Secretary/Typist to join their busy, friendly team.

We are looking for candidates with:

Good typing skills

Good telephone skills

Good organisational skills

The ability to work under pressure

A happy, can-do attitude

A desire to learn new things

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced secretary/typist to start a career in the legal sector.

Your role would include:

Typing letters and correspondence

Preparing letters and forms

Chasing information/documents

Typing and completing legal documents and forms

Opening new files

Closing files

Diary management and organising meetings (plus providing refreshments as necessary)

Checking emails and keeping matters progressing when fee earners are on holiday/away from the office

Answer the telephone in a professional manner, putting calls through to the fee-earner and taking accurate messages when the fee-earner is engaged or absent

Perform accounts related duties, e.g. complete new client/matter forms, calculate and type bills, organise paperwork for raising cheques and expenses, request computer printouts

General and routine office duties, such as, photocopying and filing, etc

Due to the large number of responses we receive it is not always possible to respond to every application. We will only contact those candidates short-listed for this role. If you have not heard from us within 7 days please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion. If you wish to apply for further roles please do so. We will retain your details on file and contact you should a suitable vacancy become available
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