Legal secretary (Private Client) job vacancy in Sheffield

Legal secretary


We are looking for a legal secretary to join our Private Client team based at our Sheffield office. You should be a personable, professional and friendly individual.

This role will report to the Head of Department and Solicitors.

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Details


Part-time

Sheffield

12/12/2022

Location


47 Bank Street, The Synergy Building, Belgrave House, Sheffield, S1 2DR

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About us


Lupton Fawcett LLP is a well-established law firm with offices in Leeds, Sheffield and York.

We seek a legal secretary to join our Private Client team at our Sheffield office.

Key Responsibilities:


You will be required to do the following:

  • Providing a full and effective secretarial support for the department as per the Legal Secretary job description (please see below):
  • Working with team members to assist in handling, state administration matters, Wills, Powers of Attorney, Trusts and Court of Protection work;
  • Assisting with residential matters, such as estate property sales, and obtaining office copies;
  • Copy typing and digital dictation to prepare general correspondence and composing of letters;
  • Managing and administering a high volume of incoming and outgoing post and email correspondence;
  • Managing incoming and outgoing post/faces for the department, including urgent hand delivers (if required);
  • Answering a high volume of telephone calls and taking messages, subsequently arranging appointments on behalf of senior members of the team.
  • A full copy of the job description is available to applicants upon request.

    Secretarial Duties


    You will be required to do the following:

    • Producing all of the department’s documents and correspondence not otherwise produced by the Document Production department;
    • Proof reading and checking of final documents as authorised by Solicitors, preparing and collating all necessary attachments prior to dispatch;
    • Provision of quality control and service feedback to the Document Production Team;
    • Liaising with the Document Production Team as necessary to ensure that all documents are produced within the required deadlines;
    • Liaising with the Administration hub;
    • Liaising with Solicitors and/or clients to efficiently complete the file opening process;
    • Acting as a point of contact in the absence of an executive liaising with clients, other professionals and colleagues on their behalf.
    • A full copy of the legal secretary job description is available to applicants upon request.

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      Lupton Fawcett LLP is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from every sector of the community. If this role is of interest to you, please submit your CV and covering letter, giving a brief summary of why the experience you have gained is applicable to this role, via the links above or apply directly to recruitment@luptonfawcett.law where your application will be dealt with in the strictest of confidence.

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