Legal Secretary – Planning & Environmental


About the team

A Legal Secretary vacancy has become available in the Planning & Environmental team in

About the role

To provide an effective and efficient secretarial support service to the lawyers in the
department, communicating effectively across departments and with clients. We trust our people
to work flexibly in the way that works best for them, their teams and our clients. Our firm is
set up to ensure everyone’s voice is heard, and mutual respect is shown by all.

Key Responsibilities

  • The produce documentation and letters as directed by fee earners.
  • To attend to clients by telephone and in person when required, in a professional,
    personable, and engaging manner.
  • To maintain electronic files and filing systems in an organised and efficient manner as
  • To assist fee earners with day-to-day administrative matters including but not limited to,
    opening new files, closing and archiving files, file organisation, billing procedures and
    making and managing appointments.
  • To carry out any other such reasonable tasks that may be required from time to time.

 Your skills and qualifications

  • To be well organised, able to show initiative and work well under pressure where necessary.
  • To have excellent communication skills and be a real team player with a flexible and
    professional approach to work.
  • A proven record of delivering a high-quality service to both fee earners and clients.
  • Good IT skills, experience, and confidence with using case management systems and general
    Microsoft packages.
  • To be able to consistently demonstrate and embody the firm’s values.

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