Nockolds Solicitors is a progressive, award winning, leading regional Law Firm with offices in Bishop’s Stortford and London and we are now looking to recruit a Legal Secretary to join our Commercial Property team in Bishop’s Stortford.
The successful candidate will provide secretarial and administrative support to the Commercial Property team. The main responsibilities will include :
Audio typing from digital dictation to include checking that all correspondence and documents are correct and in the in-house style prior to sending.
Responding to clients in person and / or by telephone in a professional way to include being able to respond appropriately on the current state of any file.
Diary management- to make appointments, arrange meetings and maintain a diary to be checked against the fee earner on a daily basis.
File and case management, bill preparation
Building and maintaining knowledge of clients and their matters, and the work in general
You will have significant and current experience working within a Commercial Property team ideally in a comparable role.
You will have a professional can do’ attitude and outlook, be discreet appreciating the absolute confidentiality in everything you do.
The ideal candidate will :
Have the ability to pick up new systems quickly and be adaptable to different ways of working
Be comfortable working in a team or on your own initiative and will be willing to go the extra mile for clients and colleagues
Be emotionally intelligent with a sympathetic and professional manner
Pre-empt problems and identify solutions
Be assured, confident and presentable
Be able to hold the respect and confidence of your colleagues
Possess excellent interpersonal skills
Demonstrate a pro-active approach to your work
Be very well organised and able to prioritise
Have excellent attention to detail
Benefits include a competitive salary, 22 days holiday, Contributory Pension Scheme, Life Assurance, health cover, subsidised parking, and a discretionary annual bonus.