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Legal Secretary/Administration Assistant - Corporate & Commercial

The Opportunity

We are currently seeking to recruit an enthusiastic and experienced Secretary/Administration Assistant in Bournemouth to join our Top Tier Corporate & Commercial Group.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a talented and technically proficient person to join our busy and highly regarded Group. The Group has been recognised as ‘Top Tier’ by one of the leading independent guides to the legal profession (Legal 500) for sixteen consecutive years. The Group is divided into two teams, ‘Corporate’ and ‘Commercial’ – headed by Tim Stone and Paula Eckton respectively and your work would be across both of these teams.

Providing support to solicitors and partners within the teams, the successful candidate will be IT literate, highly competent and will be able to manage a varied workload to include general secretarial tasks such as filing, typing, printing etc, document production, file and diary management (including file opening, closing and billing) and some general office administration.

This is a Group that focuses on providing a service of the very highest quality to the firm’s valued clients.

What experience is required?

The key requirements for the role are:

  • An excellent understanding and working knowledge of Microsoft software packages including the production and editing of various forms of documentation and legal agreements;
  • Experience using modern document management systems (experience of Proclaim and iManage would be particularly useful);
  • Strong organisational skills and the ability to self-motivate together with the ability to work well as part of a team to meet tight deadlines;
  • Attention to detail and problem solving skills.

Why should you apply?

We are committed to properly rewarding outstanding contribution and we offer excellent working conditions and competitive remuneration packages including a bonus scheme. This is an exciting time to join one of the region’s most dynamic and high-quality Groups.

The Firm

We are a leading regional firm based in Bournemouth providing high quality commercial and private client services. We have been continuously Legal 500 ‘top tier’ rated for the last 16 years in our main practice areas of Corporate & Commercial, Commercial, Property and Commercial Dispute Resolution.

We have a very clear strategy of sustained growth and client excellence. We operate from modern welcoming offices and continue to heavily invest in IT, marketing/business development and practice management. We have significantly grown in the last few years by attracting excellent new partners and senior team members from other regional firms.

We are very proud of our values and friendly, supportive culture. We actively encourage staff to develop their potential.

To apply please forward your CV to Chairman and Head of Corporate, Tim Stone, at [email protected] or Partner and Head of Commercial, Paula Eckton at [email protected]. Alternatively, if you would like to discuss the role further on a confidential basis please contact Tim or Paula on 01202 294 566.

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