Are you an experienced Secretary with a ‘can do attitude’?

Do you enjoy providing secretarial support whilst maintaining the highest standards of accuracy and presentation to ensure a first rate service is provided to our clients?  We are searching for an enthusiastic and committed Secretary that can provide bespoke administrative support to their specific team and provide firmwide administrative support on standardised processes with a strong focus on exceptional client service.  Could this be you?

Prettys Solicitors LLP specialises in offering bespoke legal support and advice alongside exceptional client service.  This permanent, full time position is an exciting opportunity for a first class Secretary to join our thriving and supportive workplace.

Key Responsibilities

  • Dedicated administrative support to departmental Head, Partners and senior Fee Earners in respect of diary and email management.
  • Audio and copy typing of correspondence and documents on a day to day basis following layout of standard documents and house style as revised from time to time, utilising precedents as appropriate, and compliant with the firm’s case management system.
  • Telephone/personal contact with clients and other persons as required.
  • Maintenance of fee earner diary on a daily basis.
  • Maintenance and updating of the filing system.
  • Ensuring all outgoing mail is dispatched with appropriate enclosures.
  • Opening and closing of files.
  • Support with billing as instructed by the fee earner and liaising with Finance.
  • To be available to support fee earners on any other administrative tasks as and when required.
  • Carrying out miscellaneous secretarial duties including photocopying as required.
  • To apply the firm’s approved procedures and systems in all their respects.
  • To promote and maintain sound relationships with colleagues throughout the firm.
  • Managing miscellaneous enquiries from potential clients and able to direct them effectively to the appropriate fee earner.
  • Providing firmwide administrative support to all teams in respect of standardised administrative duties, including cover to other teams during periods of leave.
  • To provide cover to Reception as required by the firm.

What do you get in return?

  • A competitive, negotiable salary, upwards of £20,000
  • Company benefits including hybrid working, a modern office environment, Medical Cashback Plan, pension, death in service payment, involvement in CSR activities (e.g. Legal Walk, Dragon Boat Race), social activities throughout the year (e.g. wine tasting, bowling, quizzes), length of service awards and legal support vouchers.

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