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Legal Secretary

Permanent  for Adecco Group in Chichester

My client, an established and prestigious company based in Chichester, is looking for an experienced Legal Secretary to join their team. Skills required:-Trained in secretarial practice.-Excellent IT skills in Word and other Microsoft products such as Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint.-Typing skills to RSA III standard.-Able to use Digital dictation.Main Responsibilities:-To prepare correspondence and documents using the firm's IT and other systems including the digital dictation system.-To administer files which will include daily filing and the opening, closing, storage and retrieval of client files in accordance with the detailed procedures set out in the Procedural Manual.-To prepare mail and enclosures for despatch.-To undertake photocopying, binding and scanning and also to instruct others to undertake such tasks ensuring a consistently high standard of work.-To make appointments, arrange meetings and maintain an up-to-date electronic diary.-To assist in the process of monthly bills and the process of collecting any unpaid bills.-To ensure that a meeting room is booked and refreshments arranged for client or internal meetings as requested.-To attend clients both in person and on the telephone and to provide such support in a professional and friendly manner in keeping with the firm's standards for client care.-To ensure the confidentiality of all the firm's and clients' documentation and information.You must have proven experience in a similar role and have good secretarial and organisation skills. Experience in Wills & Probate is desirable but any legal background will be considered.Please note: This position is based in Chichester, West Sussex, please only apply if you are willing and able to work in this location, and have the required skills. We regret that due to volume of response, we can only contact initial successful applicants. If you have not heard from us within 7 days, then your application has been unsuccessful. Adecco is an equal opportunities employer Adecco is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Job added on 09-06-2014