Audio Typist/ Legal Secretary

Recruiter
RLE International Product Development lt
Location
Lincolnshire
Salary
18500.00 GBP Annual + +bens
Posted
19 Jun 2017
Expires
04 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
RLE International is currently working closely with their Lincolnshire based Client, who is seeking an Audio Typist/ Legal Secretary to join their expanding team.

Audio-typing experience is a must.

We would like to see evidence from candidates that they have moved around departments however if they haven't but very interested in moving to float.

Has to be a commutable distance- around 45 mins max.

Note-

The company is looking for someone who will "float" around supporting different departments, you must be happy to do this as part of your job role to be considered for the position.

A commercial practice with a strong focus on agriculture and rural estates, the food sector and commercial property. We have ambitious plans for growth, but to realise them we need the right people.

Since its beginnings in Lincolnshire 80 years ago, has developed beyond its historic East Midlands heartland. We act for clients across the country and sit comfortably among the UK's top 200 law firms. Our people work out of four offices: Spalding, Peterborough, Nottingham and Newmarket.

We take an active, hands-on and long-term approach, getting to know our clients and their businesses over many years. That means we can anticipate and deal with complex and challenging issues that really matter - not just to the success of the businesses themselves but to the wellbeing of the families that depend on them.

Many of our 26 partners trained with us. That has been one of the keys to our success and we aim to continue to grow organically, while bringing in additional expertise where needed to meet our strategic goals.

As you would expect, we are looking for people with intellectual ability, excellent interpersonal skills and, most of all, the drive to exceed our clients' expectations. In return, we offer competitive salaries and the chance to grow with us.

Key Responsibilities

To provide the Business Support Team with typing and secretarial support, seconded to any department identified as requiring specific secretarial support.

To assist fee earners in the department in all aspects of their work.

To assist with digital dictation and administrative support across the firm in line with the Firm's workflow ethic.

Accountabilities:

- To transcribe and prepare all correspondence and documents through audio-typing and word processing
- Deal with administrative routines as required to include computer printouts and photocopying
- Work within relevant administrative systems and procedures, particularly in the management of cash and cheques, the filing of files, bills, correspondence and documents
- Be involved in the efficient management of client/matter files to including general filing in a timely and accurate manner
- Assist in management and recording of time and in preparation of billing
- Manage incoming and outgoing mail
- Operate case management system
- To make appointments, arrange meetings and maintain manager/fee earners diary as required
- To attend clients both in person and on the telephone and to provide such support in a professional and friendly manner in keeping with the Firm's standards for client care and manage incoming and outgoing telephone calls, e-mails and facsimile transmissions as required
- To provide refreshments as required
- Ensure the confidentiality of all the Firm's and clients' documentation and information
- Appreciation of legal procedures
- Knowledge of relevant computer retrieval information systems
- Flexibility - to be a member of a team of secretaries and assist with work as required across all practice areas/team environments
- To undertake any specific training when required to do so and overall to have a responsibility towards self development and further training
- Any other reasonable requests from Fee Earners and / or Managers

Skills and Experience

- Legal Secretarial experience
- Audio/copy typing skills - digital dictation desirable
- Organisational skills and time management
- Excellent accuracy and competence in spelling, punctuation and grammar
- Attention to detail
- Document skills including tracked changes/versioning/formatting

KEY SKILLS

Legal Secretarial experience, Audio/ copy typing skills, digital dictation, accuracy and competence

Due to working on behalf of our Client, unfortunately if you require sponsorship to work in the UK, my client cannot offer sponsorship, and your application will be automatically declined.

**NO AGENCY CALLING**