Secretary


Location: Banbury
Salary: 19,000.00
Contract Type: Full-time Permanent
Date posted: 29-08-2019
Reference: 895581

The Role

An exciting new opportunity has arisen for a Secretary to join our clients busy Dispute Resolution team. This is a varied and interesting role and is ideally suited to a committed individual, who works well in a team and has a ‘can do’ attitude.

Main Responsibilities

  • Providing full secretarial support to fee earner, as required, including preparing correspondence and documents through fast and accurate audiotyping and word processing.
  • Providing enhanced support to their fee earner and being confident and willing to use own initiative.
  • Administering both manual and electronic filing daily.
  • Opening, maintaining and closing files.
  • Closing, storing and retrieving client files.
  • Preparing mail and enclosures for dispatch.
  • Making appointments and arranging meetings; and maintaining an up-to-date diary.
  • Attending clients, both in person and on the telephone, and providing such support in a professional and friendly manner in-keeping with the Company’s standards for client care.
  • Ensuring that all telephone calls are answered promptly, and messages passed on immediately.
  • Contributing as a team member including providing support to other secretaries as required.
  • Undertaking any specific training when required by the Company and to have overall responsibility towards self-development.
  • Ensuring the confidentiality of all the Company’s and the Company’s clients’ information and documentation.
  • Contributing to the Company’s overall business objectives by offering support to other departments when appropriate and when agreed with fee earner.

Person Specification

  • Works well as a member of a team
  • Pays attention to detail
  • Holds a flexible approach
  • Able to prioritise workload
  • Punctual, honest and trustworthy
  • Excellent communication and client service skills
  • Understands requirements under Data Protection Act
  • Understands confidential nature of the environment
  • Knowledge and skills
  • Personal and other skills

About the team

The client provides services to some of the largest and most exciting regional companies who rely on our advice on complex matters. This is a reflection of the relationships the team have built over many years. These relationships have been cultivated not only by the expertise they provide, but also the pragmatic approach they bring and the value they place on service.

About our client

As a Top Tier Legal 500 firm, they have teams of specialist lawyers who help to protect their clients and their families, grow their business and achieve their personal goals. The firm takes pride in its solid reputation for excellence, and passion for developing the team’s expertise. They place high emphasis on the quality of their advice, with first-class service and friendly professionals across our six offices. Also fully supported by the service departments including Marketing, IT, Accounts, HR, Office Services and Compliance.

What do they offer?

They offer competitive salaries, family friendly policies and a comprehensive benefits package including:

  • Annual pay reviews
  • Employee Welfare Programme
  • Family Friendly Policies
  • Pension scheme
  • 23 days plus bank holidays per annum (growing with service to 28 days plus bank holidays)
  • Free conveyancing and discounts on legal advice
  • Professional subscriptions paid
  • Sponsorship for professional qualifications
  • Free parking
  • Eye Tests/Flu jabs
  • Group Life cover
  • Income Protection

Prospect Personnel are a Recruitment Agency in Banbury. We deal with permanent Part & Full-time jobs in Banbury & the surrounding area.

Please give us a call on 01295 235700 to see how we can help with your job search!

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