Are you an accomplished Legal Personal Assistant / Secretary looking for your next challenge? Do you enjoy a busy, varied support role in a business that truly values their employees? We have a brand-new opportunity for a Legal Personal Assistant / Secretary to join the Private Client team of this thriving law firm based in Central Birmingham.
As a vital part of the business, you will provide full secretarial and administrative support to the Partner and wider team, ensuring the everyday operations of the department flows smoothly. On a day-to-day basis you will be typing documents and creating varied client correspondence and complex legal documentation, arranging internal and external meetings and managing the client billing process for the Private Client team.
In this truly fast-paced role, you will have the responsibility of managing multiple busy electronic diaries and building effective relationships with a variety of stakeholders at all levels. As the first point of contact for clients, you will be dealing managing and resolving queries and requests in a professional manner, always projecting a positive and professional image of the firm. You will scan and open mail items, respond to emails, arrange and attend a wide range of meetings, taking minutes and ensuring accurate distribution of follow up actions.
You will be a diligent and proactive Legal Personal Assistant / Secretary with around three years’ experience in a similar role, and an accurate administrator, with the desire to take the next step and join a successful and ever-expanding law practice. With fantastic typing speeds, strong IT and Microsoft Word skills, outstanding organisational skills and an amazing eye for detail, this is a role that will always truly demand excellence.
With a highly flexible approach, you will bring lots of enthusiasm to this exciting and challenging opportunity. With a “no task too big or too small” attitude, you will happily turn your hand to anything that is needed.
Ideally, you will have experience with Private Client law, along with your ILEX or RSA III, however what is essential is a willingness to learn and previous legal secretarial experience is more important.
In return you will receive the chance to demonstrate your skills in a dynamic, expanding law firm with excellent opportunity for career development. You will receive an excellent salary, great benefits package and the opportunity to join an incredibly well-regarded and established law firm.
SimkissGuy Recruitment is acting as a recruitment agency for the purpose of this vacancy. By sending your CV to us, you hereby consent for us to contact you in relation to recruitment. We are an equal opportunities employer who welcomes applications from all. We will be in touch within 3 working days if we would like to discuss your CV and experience further. If you do not hear from us within that time then you have unfortunately been unsuccessful in your application for this particular vacancy. We would welcome further applications from you for roles that may be more suited to your skills and experience.