Working as a Legal Secretary in this established and innovative team, you will work closely with partners and fee earners, providing them with a comprehensive and efficient secretarial and administrative service.
As our client care is extremely important to us, you’ll demonstrate an ability to communicate with clients face-to-face and over the telephone; assisting with queries and arranging appointments to see fee-earners. You’ll also have responsibility for arranging meetings, conferences and client interviews ensuring that fee-earners’ diaries are up-to-date whilst also supporting the team with general administrative tasks.
Given the nature of the role, you’ll thrive in a busy environment and will need to be able handle a varied workload, therefore it is essential that you have excellent organisational skills and are capable of using your own initiative. The work you produce must be of the highest calibre so you’ll have demonstrable experience of working accurately and efficiently, word processing all legal correspondence including Court proceedings, minutes and seminar notes.
It is essential that you have experience in a similar role however experience within a Family team isn’t essential but would be very advantageous. You’ll use this experience to hit the ground running; working collaboratively with colleagues to improve processes, ensure best practice and always provide the best service to our clients.
You'll need to be able to strike the balance between working quickly and efficiently but also remembering the client is at the heart of everything you do. If you are caring and ambitious, driven and compassionate, we'd love to hear from you.
In addition to your basic salary we have a competitive benefits package including pension, critical illness cover, health cash plan, death in service, discounted legal services, 25 days hols (this increases with length of service), discounted online shopping, discounted gym memberships and season ticket loans.
As part of the Irwin Mitchell Group’s on-boarding process all successful applicants are required to complete the group’s employment screening process. This process helps to ensure that all new employees meet our standards in relation to honesty and integrity therefore protecting the interests of the Group, existing employees, clients, partners and other stakeholders.
The background checks made will establish your eligibility to work in the UK, and criminal record check and financial checks with a credit reference agency will also be undertaken.
The employment screening process will fully comply with Data Protection and other applicable laws.
Irwin Mitchell LLP is an equal opportunity employer.