Legal Secretary - Commercial Litigation

Location
England, London
Salary
Benefits
Posted
11 Oct 2017
Closes
08 Nov 2017
Ref
65544
Contact
Lila Anam
Contract/hours
Full time

THE FIRM:

Our client is a top 100 London law firm, highly rated by the legal directories.


THE ROLE:

A new role has arisen for a highly motivated commercial litigation legal secretary to work in a collegial team providing secretarial and PA support.

The work is interesting and varied and often involves working on high profile work, as well as assisting the fee earners with compliance with all relevant risk management requirements, including anti-money laundering checks.

You will also be assisting the fee earners with the completion of monthly matter management returns to Accounts (as appropriate) and taking a proactive role in credit control for the fee earners' outstanding bills


THE CANDIDATE:

To be considered for this role you will have a strong academic background (degree level) and will have worked within a leading national or London law firm as a commercial litigation legal secretary.

Knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, specifically handling fee earner diary management and travel arrangements.

A good typing speed of 60 wpm is a prerequisite coupled with proof reading and strong organisational and time management skills along with the ability to understand financial ledgers.

You'll have a flexible and committed approach and be able to work under pressure, good organisational and exemplary communication skills (verbal and written).

Lipson Lloyd Jones Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. Please note our advertisements use PQE levels purely as a guide to the minimum level of experience required. However we are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfill this kind of work.

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