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Legal Support Assistants

Location: Exeter, Devon Industry: Administration
Salary: Competitive Salary Contact: Margaret Rendle
Posted: about 1 year ago Contact Email: mrendle@meridianbs.co.uk

The Company:

This established firm of Solicitors provides a broad range of legal services to both commercial and private clients. They have a number of vacancies for Legal Support Assistants within various departments in the Exeter Office. Candidates must have strong secretarial and Audio Typing skills with a minimum speed of 55wpm. Ideally candidates should have experience of working within a Law Firm or have studied law, however experienced secretaries will also be considered.

Job Responsibilities:

  • To provide efficient and effective clerical and secretarial support service to the Fee Earners.
  • To support the Senior Legal Support Assistants and Fee Earners in ensuring compliance with the Firm's quality and management processes.
  • Diary management for Fee Earners; setting up of meetings, arranging travel, booking accommodation.
  • Assist in maintaining compliant and accurate file management systems, including client care letters, audits and file reviews.
  • Liaise with Finance and Accounts in relation to queries.

Preferred Skills:

  • Ability to produce draft written work using appropriate style, language and grammar.
  • Ability to speak clearly and effectively both face to face and on the telephone
  • Ability to handle information in a professional and confidential manner.
  • Ability to understand the Firm's services and to assist in dealing with enquiries as appropriate
  • Sound IT skills with the ability to successfully learn and utilise the Firm's IT systems.
  • Ability to organise time effectively and work to deadlines.
  • Ability to produce work which is accurate and to a high standard.

Working Hours: 09.00 - 17:15

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Please note that due to a high level of applications, we can only respond immediately to applicants whose skills & qualifications are suitable for this position.

Meridian Business Support is acting on behalf of our Client as a Recruitment Agency.

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