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Department Secretary - Corporate and Commercial

  • Location: Ipswich
  • Salary: £21000 - £23000 per annum
  • Contract hours: FullTime

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Talented Corporate and Commercial Department Secretary sought for a leading firm in Suffolk.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a well-established, client-orientated law practice in Ipswich. Assisting and supporting partners and fee earners specialising in mergers, acquisitions and commercial contracts, you will handle a wide range of administrative and secretarial duties with minimum supervision.

Responsibilities
• Electronic diary management
• Travel and meetings arrangement
• Liaising with clients and the firm’s contacts
• Use of the digital transcription system Bighand
• Amending and reformatting documents
• Recording payments
• Creating new matters and bills
• Archiving
• Completing standard forms
• Photocopying and scanning documents
• Filing
• Database management
• Liaising with the marketing manager

The Candidate
• Applications are encouraged from legal secretaries with a minimum of two years’ experience gained within a reputable firm
• The ability to multi-task, prioritise and work for more than one fee earner is essential
• Excellent IT skills and an understanding of legal billing will be advantageous
• Ideally, you will have extensive knowledge of legal terminology, documentation and legal processes
• Being competent within case management systems and audio typing will be beneficial

The Firm
One of the oldest established firms in the country and accredited by Lexcel, this firm is renowned for its high level of client care and practice management. It is a trusted provider of legal services across a range of areas and excels in employing experts in their chosen fields. Owing to sustained success, the firm is now looking to recruit a talented Corporate and Commercial Department Secretary for its Ipswich office.

Department Secretary - Corporate and Commercial

For further details of this Corporate and Commercial Department Secretary vacancy, please contact Monty on ##### ######quoting reference MB04362681.

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