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Legal Secretary - Pontypridd Office

Role Requirement

We are looking to hire a Legal Secretary to join our busy team, based at our Pontypridd office.

Tasks

  • audio typing and copy typing as necessary
  • daily user administration of our case management system
  • engrossment of documents
  • operation of brought forward system
  • filing duties
  • dealing with telephone queries
  • keeping of appointment diary for both Court and Office to include diary of relevant time limits
  • arrangement of client appointments
  • some photocopying
  • dealing with clients either personally or by telephone in order to deal with simple matters
  • promotion of employers business in keeping clients happy by efficient and polite manner
  • liaison with branch offices concerning Court dates and appointments
  • retention of new file lists
  • retention of deeds list
  • to ensure full compliance with the firm’s policies and procedures

Duties and Responsibilities

  • To deal with all work as swiftly and accurately as is reasonably practicable
  • To deal with all tasks referred to above as pleasant and courteous a manner as is possible in order to project the correct image for the Firm
  • ensure that mail is assigned to files within 48 hours of receipt
  • To undertake typing work on behalf of the designated Fee Earner and to assist with typing for other Fee Earners as and when requested to do so.
  • To ensure that all files are brought forward in accordance with their due dates.
  • Update and maintain fee earner diary, both on paper and electronically.
  • To accurately and efficiently submit and administer cases lodged through the relevant web portals
 

Skills

  • The relevant typing skills
  • friendly and helpful attitude towards staff and clients
  • knowledge of document / case management systems
  • proficiency at using Microsoft Office applications
  • proficiency at using web based applications

Experience

  • Relevant legal experience as a Legal Secretary
  • undertaking a large volume of typing work in a pressure situation
  • experienced in submitting, and working within the on-line portals
  • ability to deal with both contentious and non-contentious work.

Supervised By

Managing Partner, Pontypridd

Development

Development of key skills in connection with the role will be considered as part of the ongoing appraisal process.

 

CVs to neil.startup@dwharris.co.uk