Legal Secretary - Private client division
Job Title: Legal Secretary - Private client division
Hours: Full time
Our client requires a Legal Secretary to join their private client division.
Day to Day duties will include the following:
Welcomes guests and clients by greeting them in person or on the telephone; answering or directing inquiries.
Produces information by transcribing, formatting, inputting, editing, retrieving, copying, and transmitting text, data, and graphics; coordinating case preparation.
Conserves attorneys time by reading, researching, reviewing, verifying, and routing correspondence, reports and legal documents; drafting letters and documents; collecting and analysing information; initiating telecommunications; organising client conferences, and meetings; scheduling couriers, court reporters, expert witnesses, and other special functions; coordinating preparation of charts, graphs, and other courtroom visuals; preparing expense reports.
Maintains lawyer's calendar by planning and scheduling conferences, teleconferences, dispositions, and travel; recording and monitoring court appearance dates, pleadings, and filing requirements; monitoring evidence-gathering; anticipating changes in litigation or transaction preparation requirements.
Represents lawyer by communicating and obtaining information; following-up on delegated assignments; knowing when to act and when to refer matters to lawyer.
Generates revenues by documenting and inputting attorney billable time and reimbursable expenses; preparing invoices; tracking payments.
Maintains client confidence by keeping client/lawyer information confidential.
Provides historical reference by developing and utilising filing and retrieval systems; recording meeting discussions; maintaining transcripts; documenting and maintaining evidence.
Maintains office supplies by checking stocks; placing and expediting orders; evaluating new products.
Ensures operation of equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; calling for repairs.
Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organisations.
Enhances department and organisation reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments
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