Legal Secretary

Wilkin Chapman

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Legal Secretary


Wilkin Chapman

Job description

As a legal secretary, you will be working within the probate team and be responsible for producing a wide range of documents to a high standard of accuracy and detail and be instrumental in the delivery of excellent service.It is essential that you have strong typing skills both in speed and accuracy. You must have worked in a fast-paced office environment and be able to effectively communicate with colleagues across the firm and a proactive and flexible approach to work is key.In return for your high levels of speed, accuracy, and attention to detail, you will receive unrivalled support to develop your skills and experience in a Legal Top 200 law firm.Your main duties will include:

  • Proactively manage fee earners diaries.
  • Assist with any account queries.
  • Maintain client information spreadsheets and/or databases.
  • Arrange internal and external meetings.
  • Create and format documents proficiently.
  • Produce and amend correspondence, documents, reports, emails, and attachments from a variety of sources, in house style in line with the firm’s specific systems/procedures.
  • Format and amend documents.
  • Big Hand transcription.

We are interested to hear from candidates with initiative and a strong team ethos. Previous experience in a secretarial role would be helpful but full training will be provided.With a full-service offering and a client base ranging from loyal, local communities to national and overseas businesses, Wilkin Chapman continues to grow, while our emphasis remains firmly on quality and innovation.We know that happy, motivated employees are good for business, and a strong, forward-looking culture benefits everyone. Providing the tools and support to enable our people provides the foundation for success.Our roots go back more than 120 years and we are now the largest law firm in Lincolnshire and East Yorkshire, with four regional offices and listed in the Lawyer UK 200. With well-established, niche expertise in specialist sectors, many of our solicitors and departments are ranked highly in the Legal 500 and Chambers UK.We help and guide you on your career path, providing a great package of benefits and a superb sociable working environment. We’re a community of like-minded people ready to welcome your contribution.

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Beverley, East Riding of Yorkshire

Job date

Fri, 12 Apr 2024 04:01:52 GMT

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