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Legal Secretary

  • Location:

    Swansea

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Contact:

    St David Recruitment Services

  • Contact email:

    info@stdavid-recruitment.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    02920797920

  • Job ref:

    7337

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-03-31

Legal Secretary

Swansea

£19-20K

 

We have a great opportunity available for an experienced Legal Secretary to join our client in Swansea.

 

·         Audio typing and copy typing as necessary

·         Daily user administration of our case management system

·         engrossment of documents

·         operation of filing system and retention of individual file cards

·         operation of brought forward system

·         filing duties

·         dealing with telephone queries

·         keeping of appointment diary for both Court and Office to include diary of relevant time limits

·         arrangement of client appointments

·         some photocopying

·         use of fax machine

·         dealing with clients either personally or by telephone in order to deal with simple matters

·         promotion of employers business in keeping clients happy by efficient and polite manner

·         liaison with branch offices concerning Court dates and appointments

·         retention of new file lists

·         retention of deeds list

·         to ensure full compliance with the firm’s policies and procedures

·         To deal with all work as swiftly and accurately as is reasonably practicable to ensure that mistakes are kept to a minimum

·         to deal with all tasks referred to above as pleasant and courteous a manner as is possible in order to project the correct image for the Firm

·         ensure that mail is assigned to files within 48 hours of receipt

·         To undertake typing work on behalf of the designated Fee Earner and to assist with typing for other Fee Earners as and when requested to do so.

·         To ensure that all files are brought forward in accordance with their due dates.

·         Update and maintain fee earner diary, both on paper and electronically.

·         To accurately and efficiently submit and administer claims lodged through the claims portal.

 

Skills

Experience working within Personal Injury would be advantageous.

 

·         The relevant typing skills

·         friendly and helpful attitude towards staff and clients

·         knowledge of document / case management systems

·         proficiency at using Microsoft Office applications

·         proficiency at using web based applications, including but not limited to the Claims Portal

·         undertaking a large volume of typing work in a pressure situation

·         experienced in submitting, and working within the on-line Claims portal

·         ability to deal with both contentious and non-contentious work.