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Secretary, Private Client, Brighton (HR0195)

13 Dec 2017

JOB TITLE

Secretary

GROUP

Private Client

LOCATION

Brighton

HOURS

9.15am – 5.15pm Monday to Friday (1 hour for lunch)

SALARY

Dependent on experience

BENEFITS

  • 21.5 days holiday p/a plus 3.5 over the Christmas period
  • Day off for your birthday
  • Perkbox (Discounts on food and drink, entertainment and shopping.
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Life Assurance
  • Season ticket loans
  • 5% pension contribution
  • Childcare vouchers

TEAM INFO

You will work alongside the 8 Partners and Staff in the Private Client Brighton team, with the wider Private Client department consisting of over 30 staff and Partners being based in our other offices.

 

THE FIRM AND ROLE

DMH Stallard is a Legal 100 firm with a headcount of 320, which provides integrated legal services from offices in London, Gatwick, Guildford, Horsham and Brighton. We were awarded Corporate Law Firm of the Year by South East Dealmakers in 2012, 2014, 2016 and again this year.

 

Are you a confident individual with previous secretarial experience? Do you want to work for an award winning, supportive law firm that develops their own?  This could be the beginning of the rest of your career!

 

We are looking for a Secretary to join our Private Client group in our Brighton office.   The team deal with a range of private client matters including Wills, Lasting Powers of Attorney, Inheritance Tax planning and Probate.

 

The role is to provide administrative and secretarial support to fee-earners within the Private Client team.

 

WHO AND WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR

The key criteria for the ideal candidate will include: 

 

  • Previous secretarial experience preferred.
  • Some legal background and knowledge, or experience of Private Client work not essential but helpful.
  • Excellent IT skills with experience in Word, Axxia, Excel, PowerPoint, Email, Office Practice and Internet.  Ideally previous experience of digital dictation and a case manager system.
  • Fast and accurate copy and audio typing skills.
  • Ability to use track changes, and/or other comparison software and excellent attention to detail essential.
  • Excellent organisation skills.
  • Effective administrative, communication and team working skills.
  • Professional telephone manner.

For a full job description, click here.

This is a great opportunity for someone enthusiastic and reliable to work within a forward thinking, award winning law firm.

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