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Legal Secretary

Salary

Competitive

Department

Admin

Location

Birmingham

Contract

Permanent Full/Part Time


Wildings Solicitors, an established law firm of over 30 years, are looking to recruit a confident, reliable and hard-working Legal Secretary.

The successful applicant will ideally have experience working within a busy Conveyancing department, as well as experience working as a legal secretary in other areas. Excellent telephone manner and used to dealing with clients both on the phone and in person, attention to detail and excellent organisational skills, confidence with IT systems, the ability to work within a team but ability to use own initiative when necessary and must also have an average typing speed of 50-80 words per minute. They must have a positive, enthusiastic approach.

To apply please forward your CV and covering letter to recruitment@wildings-solicitors.co.uk

SKILLS & COMPETENCIES

Time Management:

  • Manage time and workload effectively

Communication:

  • Ability to communicate well, either face to face, on the telephone or in writing.
  • Ensure that all communication is respectful and appropriate to the audience.
  • Ensure that all written communication is accurate, understandable and grammatically correct.
  • Ability to express thoughts and intentions in a clear and concise manner.
  • Communicate in a professional yet friendly manner.

Thinking:

  • Ability to use own initiative.
  • Ability to solve problems
  • Ability to apply theoretical and academic learning to the workplace.
  • Ability to apply learning opportunities from one situation to another.

IT:

  • Computer literate with a good knowledge of Microsoft Office including Word, Outlook, Excel and the internet.

Personality:

  • Determined, hardworking and dedicated attitude to work and studies.
  • Ability to receive feedback in a constructive way.
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Ability to cope well under pressure.
  • Demonstrate good organisation skills.
  • Demonstrate a positive and enthusiastic disposition.
  • Shows a ‘can do’ approach.
  • Ability to show a flexible and adaptable attitude to work.
  • High degree of integrity, commitment and loyalty to the Firm.

Relationships with others:

  • Obliging and responsive to the needs of the Firm.
  • Activity encourage a team-working spirit within the office.
  • Take responsibility for own mistakes learn from them.
  • Lead by example and promote a positive and happy environment in which to work.

Developmant In Role:

  • Monitor own performance to ensure that necessary improvements are made and to take appropriate action, when required.
  • Develop co-operative working relationships with others.
  • Keep up to date with relevant legislation and practice.
  • Ensure that all work is carried out in accordance with the SRA and Law Society Regulations.
  • Ensure that personal billing and time regarding targets are met.
  • Seek feedback own performance and actively seek ways in which to develop.

HOW TO APPLY

Please send the followings:

  • A covering letter stating why you are interested in this role, your current salary details and applicable notice period.
  • A copy of your up-to-date CV to email: recruitment@wildings-solicitors.co.uk