Float Secretary

St Albans, 25k-27k

Are you looking for a new opportunity to use your legal secretarial background and work within a warm, friendly and social team environment?

We’re recruiting for a Float Secretary to join a well-established, successful law firm based in St Albans!

Our client, experts in their field, are a modern and innovative legal firm. They believe firmly in developing their staff and recognising their achievements.

The company are looking for someone with a good legal secretarial background with experience in the property areas.

Key Responsibilities:
•To provide secretarial and administrative assistance across various departments of the firm
•Opening and closing client files in accordance with standard procedures
•Answer the telephone or meet clients who call into the office without an appointment on behalf of the Lawyers, answering queries and taking messages where appropriate
•Liaison with clients as instructed
•Maintain lawyers’ diaries and make appointments
•Undertake typing duties for lawyers
•Organise internal and external meetings, including meeting room bookings and organising refreshments if required
•Liaison with the Accounts Department to ensure timely and accurate accounts administration
•Act on instructions from lawyers to perform tasks in connection with client/administrative matters
•Provide cover on Reception when required

Person Specific:
•Secretarial experience in a law firm – essential
•Experience in Commercial or Residential Property preferred
•Fast and accurate keyboard skills - 50 wpm+
•Excellent written English - grammar and spelling
•Excellent communicator with a flexible approach to work
•Highly organised with the ability to prioritise a busy workload
•Uses initiative with the ability to follow instructions
•Able to work under with pressure and maintain a calm manner at all times
•Attention to detail and accuracy

Salary: £25k - £27k, depending on experience

Benefits: 23 days holiday (plus 2 additional for Christmas period), pension contribution, discretionary bonus

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