Legal Secretary

Location:Guildford, Surrey
Salary:£28,000 - £32,000
Sector:Legal & HR

Our client is seeking a Legal Secretary to support their Property team. The ideal candidate must have previous administrative experience, be prepared to work in a fast-paced environment and have strong communication and time management skills.

This is a full-time, office-based role.

Company Benefits:

  • Free parking on site
  • Competitive pension scheme
  • Career development opportunities


Key Responsibilities:

  • Perform administrative tasks to support the Property team
  • Photocopying/scanning of confidential documentation
  • Preparing legal documents
  • Manage team emails and carry out management of various correspondence
  • File management
  • Diary management, including booking appointments for lawyers
  • Support the billing process, including raising and processing invoices
  • Liaising with clients and answering queries
  • Assist in answering telephone calls and relaying messages
  • Act as a point of contact for clients in lawyers’ absence as required
  • Perform any other relevant tasks


Experience and Skills Requirements:

  • Experience working as an administrative assistant, secretary or PA, preferably within a legal environment
  • Knowledge and experience of legal documentation
  • Experience using Microsoft Office package
  • Good numerical skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Excellent accuracy and attention to detail
  • Highly organised with strong time management skills
  • Ability to manage and prioritise a varied workload whilst remaining resilient and calm
  • Ability to adapt to changing situations
  • Pro-active and self-motivated, with a practical, can-do approach


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