Legal Secretary – Trusts & Estates…

Legal Secretary – Trusts & Estates…


We are looking for a Legal Secretary to join our busy Trusts and Estates team in our Northampton office.  For this full-time role, you must have precise typing skills & an accurate presentation of work. Attention to detail and excellent time management skills are essential for this position, as well as a professional, attentive & empathetic telephone manner.  A methodical approach to work, which needs to be completed under strict deadlines, is also vital for this role.  Previous experience in a Trusts & Estates environment is desirable.

The main duties of this role will include the following:

Provide an effective support service primarily to the Trusts & Estates Team.  Undertake administrative matters to adequate standards of accuracy and efficiency under the supervision of the Partners and Fee Earners.

Responsibilities/skills to include but are not limited to:
  • Team player;
  • Exceptional secretarial skills including diary management via Outlook;
  • Preparation & sending of the initial letters on straightforward estate matters;
  • Meticulous administrative & attention to detail. Admin to include filing, photocopying & scanning;
  • Precise typing skills (via digital audio – Big Hand);
  • Case Management experience, opening files and ensuring due diligence and file compliance is completed. Billing on fixed fee matters, closing down & archiving files;
  • Accurate presentation of work;
  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to prioritise work.

If you would like to be a valued contributor to a progressive and positive working environment, providing invaluable support, then please get in touch.

It is essential that the successful candidate be able to demonstrate previous experience & knowledge of working as a Legal Secretary in a legal environment and that they have the skills required to undertake this role.

If you have the above qualities and would like to join our growing practice as a legal secretary in our Trusts and Estate team, please send your Curriculum Vitae with a covering letter and salary expectation by email to hr@tollers.co.uk.

Please note it is not Company policy to provide feedback to unsuccessful applications.

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Ref No:  0001390
Office:  Northampton

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