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  • Advert Title Legal Secretary - Corporate & Commercial
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    About the Role

    A great opportunity has arisen for a Legal Secretary to join our Corporate and Commercial team in Bath. In this role you will provide a full range of Secretarial and administrative support to three fee earners including filing, archiving and diary management. In addition, there will be opportunities within this role to interact with clients and to support the fee earners in building exceptional client relationships.

    Responsibilities of the Role

    • PA Duties including maintenance of electronic diaries, & ensuring effective use of the diary reminder system to schedule meetings

    • Secretarial duties including using word processing to produce documents, opening files competently and taking phone messages

    • Administration duties including faxing, filing, scanning, emailing & photocopying. File maintenance & archiving. Collection/opening of post

    • Client service responsibilities including providing excellent client service over the phone and occasionally face to face, maintenance of up to date client database and under the supervision of Fee Earners, assist with client relationship management including assisting fee earners with use of the CRM system

    • Participate in marketing activities, including taking notes and producing documents

    Skills Required   

    • Minimum of 5 GCSEs A-C (Including English and Maths)

    • Experience in a similar secretarial/administrative role, ideally in a professional services organisation

    • Client focused with an excellent telephone and face to face manner

    • Confident in dealing with clients

    • Well organised with the ability to work under pressure

    • Excellent attention to detail

    • Able to use your initiative

    • Good typing skills, Audio Typing experience preferred


    • Positive Attitude to Work- Approaches work with positivity and energy and thrives in a busy environment.

    • Effective Communicator- Clearly conveys information and ideas through the relevant media. Speaks in Plain English.

    • Self Aware- Recognises personal strengths and weaknesses and uses that knowledge to interact positively with others. Maintains a professional impression.

    • Team Player- Actively participates as a member of a team. Develops and maintains relationships with others.

    • Resilient- Functions effectively under pressure and handles difficult circumstances in a manner that is acceptable to others and Withy King.

    • Open to Change- Receptive to new ways of working with the ability to be flexible in approaching tasks and problems.

    About Us

    Royds Withy King is a leading law firm with offices based in the South West, Wiltshire, Oxfordshire and London.

    We are a full-service firm, providing a comprehensive range of services for both private clients and business owners. We have a market leading reputation for our innovative approach to meeting clients’ needs and excellent client care nationally. Whether "For your Life" or "For your Business", Royds Withy Kings provides a tailored legal service to suit all.

    We have recently been awarded an “Outstanding” accreditation and ranked 45th in the Sunday Times Top 100 best Companies survey and therefore pride ourselves on being a great place to work.

    Why Join Us?

    Royds Withy King is proud to be an Employer of Choice. With key offices in Bath, Swindon, Oxford and London we are actively growing our practices. If you join Royds Withy King "For Your Career" we will help you to develop personally and professionally through on the job training and an opportunity to learn more about your area.

    We offer a fantastic range of benefits including a competitive salary, 26.5 days holiday per year, a great pension scheme and a whole host of other staff benefits.

    If you are looking for an opportunity to work in a friendly and professional environment in a Law firm with prospects, then look no further!

    Please note that closing dates on vacancies are provided as a guideline. Royds Withy King reserves the right to close a vacancy earlier than the stated closing date.

  • Closing Date 28-Feb-2017
  • Location Midland Bridge House , Bath
  • Pay Info Dependent On Experience
  • Reference 88/16
  • Job Type Paralegal
  • Area of Practice Corporate Services
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