Trainee Legal Secretary

Type: Trainee
Region: South West

Job Description

My client, a chartered surveyors in Exeter, are seeking a Trainee Legal Secretary to join their firm. You will play a crucial role in supporting their legal team and ensuring the smooth operation of their office. Your responsibilities will include:

Document Production:

  • Prepare accurate, timely and professionally presented legal documents.
  • Assist with drafting correspondence, contracts and reports.

Client Communication:

  • Handle telephone communication with clients, accurately recording messages and providing assistance where possible.
  • Maintain a professional and helpful demeanor when interacting with clients.

Diary Management:

  • Efficiently manage schedules and appointments for legal professionals.
  • Coordinate meetings, court dates and other important events.

Administrative Tasks:

  • Assist with general administrative duties, including filing, record-keeping and data entry.
  • Ensure the efficient upkeep of all databases and filing systems.

File Management:

  • Assist in opening and closing legal files.
  • Organise and maintain client files, ensuring proper documentation and confidentiality.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Education: A background in legal studies or secretarial training is preferred.
  • Attention to Detail: Accuracy and precision in document preparation and administrative tasks.
  • Communication Skills: Effective verbal and written communication.
  • Organisational Skills: Ability to manage multiple tasks and deadlines.
  • Confidentiality: Handle sensitive information with discretion.

They welcome enthusiastic individuals who are eager to learn and grow within their dynamic legal environment. If you’re ready to embark on a rewarding career as a Trainee Legal Secretary, they encourage you to apply!

Please note that this job description is a general outline, and specific duties may vary based on the needs of the firm.

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