Private Client Legal Secretary (Maternity Cover), Jobs, West Sussex, 673

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Private Client Legal Secretary (Maternity Cover) - West Sussex

£negotiable - Wills and Probate - Legal Support
Ref: 673 Date Posted: Tuesday 18 Jul 2017

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Private Client Legal Secretary to join a multi-sited law firm in their West Sussex office for 6-9 months, as Maternity cover.

Main Duties

The main duties of the role are as stated below, although this is not an exhaustive list:

  • Audio, copy typing and word processing/computer operation.
  • Use of accounting and time recording software.
  • Preparation of estate accounts.
  • Housekeeping – Filing, Closing Files etc.
  • Taking telephone messages.
  • Making appointments and seeing to the reasonable requirements of clients.
  • Possible witnessing of documents, Wills etc.
  • To attend, with a fee earner, out of the office appointment for the purpose of witnessing documents or any other tasks that may be necessary within the department. This may involve attending at a client`s residence or any other organisation where they may be residing to carry out a search for papers or retrieve documents under the supervision and direction of the fee earner.
  • Assist in other departments if other secretaries are away through ill health or holidays.



If you would like to learn more about this opportunity or other opportunities in the market then contact Matthew Heard at or call for a confidential discussion on 020 8464 2565


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