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Vacancy for Legal Secretary to join Wills & Probate Department

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Legal Secretary with Private Client Experience Required with Immediate Start

Job Description

A multi office High Street, Lexcel accredited practice seeks an experienced Legal Secretary with private client experience in the Wills & Probate department. We seek someone who is naturally enthusiastic, committed and keen to contribute to the growth of the firm.

The successful candidate must be experienced specifically, in the area of Wills, Probate and LPA’s. It would be a benefit, but not essential to have some experience in other departments such as Conveyancing and Family Law.

Our aim is to recruit dynamic, forward thinking individuals who wish to be part of our growth and who share the firm's core values. The practice has been established for over 60 years but progressive. Based in Romford, Gidea Park and Collier Row our fee earners are all specialists in their respective fields and act for a wide range of commercial and private sector clients.

The Candidate

  • At least three years’ experience in Private Client, Wills & Probate.
  • Typing speed of at least 60 WPM
  • Experience in drafting and preparing legal documentation: Probate, Powers of Attorney, Wills & Trusts, general correspondence;
  • Good technical knowledge with the ability to work unsupervised
  • Clear demonstrable ability and keenness to build and maintain client and referrer relationships;
  • Excellent administration and organisational skills;
  • Friendly and approachable
  • Digital audio transcription;
  • Excellent team player;

The Role

  • Position is primarily based at Romford working in the Private Client department assisting the legal team. Some support maybe required for legal advisors in other offices due to holidays.
  • Flexible hours maybe offered if candidate is seeking part time
  • Working as part of a friendly, enthusiastic team
  • Some front of house assistance maybe required as cover

Start Date: ASAP

Salary: Salary is at competitive rates for the area and negotiable according to experience

Job Type: Part-time/ Full-time available