Legal Assistant / Secretary

We currently have a fantastic position available for a Legal Assistant to join our Litigation / Employment department. 

We have offices in Chesham, Amersham and Beaconsfield and this permanent full-time position is based in our Head Office in Chesham.

The successful candidate will hold the following practical skills:

  • Audio typing
  • Good IT skills – email, internet, Word
  • Time management skills
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in English
  • Ability to prioritise own workload
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong telephone skills
  • General administration/office skills
  • Ability to deal sensitively and effectively with clients
  • Ability to use office equipment – photocopying documents, bundles for court, etc.
  • Experience of Dispute Resolution, Litigation or Employment advantageous but not essential.

General responsibilities include:

  • File opening and closing
  • Recovering files from storage
  • Filing and updating filing cabinets
  • Audio typing and file work as requested
  • Provide a high level of administrative support and assistance to the Head of Employment and Dispute Resolution / Litigation Solicitor
  • To ensure that administrative duties are completed and returned to the appropriate fee earner in a timely, efficient and accurate manner
  • Data capture
  • Data entry and management on Case Management System
  • Diary management and arranging appointments
  • Requesting Land Registry documents as required
  • Undertaking online anti-money laundering searches as required
  • Affecting personal service of documents (if required)
  • Dropping off post at the Post Office/local addresses (if required)
  • Reception cover (if required)
  • Other duties as required at the company’s offices in Chesham, Amersham & Beaconsfield

Candidates must be confident to deal with clients and other stakeholders, have a friendly and approachable disposition and be well-presented.

If you are interested in this role, please apply by submitting a CV and covering letter to recruitment@lennonssolicitors.co.uk. A full job specification is available upon request.