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Simpson Dean

London: 020 7082 8100
Kent: 01303 760 805
Bucks/Berks: 01494 419 192


Job Description


c£22,000 per annum

Based near High Wycombe

Full-Time Permanent

A brilliant opportunity has arisen within our client's established business. We are seeking a Secretary for a firm based in High Wycombe to assist the partner/partners and fee earners. They are a well respected Family law firm however, Family Law experience is not essential. You must be able to perform in all aspects of secretarial and administrative duties to the highest standards. Experience in other legal sectors is advantageous.

So, what could a normal day consist of?

Duties of Secretary will include, but not limited to:

  • Audio and copy typing

  • Answering the telephone in a professional manner

  • Dealing with client enquiries

  • Progressing enquiries independently

  • General administration duties

  • Bundling of legal documents

  • Photocopying, scanning and filing

  • Reception cover on a rota basis

  • Experience within Family Law would be advantageous however this could be reviewed dependant on previous experience within similar roles.

I like it, tell me more!

The successful candidate for this Secretary role should be organised, professional and be able to perform duties with and without extensive guidance. The working hours are 09:00 - 17:30 Monday - Friday.

What do you want from me?

The successful candidate for this Secretary role will support one of the Partners, other partners and fee earners from time to time and will have the following skills:

  • Excellent secretarial skills, including strong copy and audio typing ability

  • First class telephone manner

  • Strong administration skills

  • Proficient in Word and Excel

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

  • Ability to prioritise tasks

  • Experience with digital dictation

  • Previous experience of working with a case management system would be an advantage

  • Ability to work in a busy and flexible environment

  • Ability to work under instruction

YES, I'm definitely interested. Tell me what I need to do next!

If you are interested in applying for this Secretary role, please click "Apply Now" or contact on of the Simpson Dean Team on 01494 419 192

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