Legal Secretary

Date Posted: 04/12/2018

Location: Glasgow

Job Description

Aberdein Considine are looking for Legal secretary to join our Waterloo Street office in the Private Client team. The job is to provide secretarial support to a team acting for private clients in relation to wills, executry and trust matters. Working both as part of a team and individually to ensure the best customer service.

KEY
RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Answering telephone calls, taking messages and setting up appointments
  • Opening money laundering and legal files (e.g. Wills, Powers of Attorney, Transfer of Title, Discharge of Standard Security and Executry)
  • Secretarial support to Solicitor and Paralegal. This is mostly typing for executries, Wills, Powers of Attorney and fee notes
  • Managing team diaries
  • Filing
  • Cash handling
  • Monitoring team workload and case management systems
  • Providing support to other team members and departments where required
  • Deal with client queries


Requirements


QUALIFICATIONS

Essential

  • Highers - English/Admin/Business

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
Essential

  • Experience in customer service
  • Previous experience in a law firm
  • Previous secretarial experience
  • Good organisational skills

KNOWLEDGE
Essential

  • Microsoft word, outlook & Excel

Desirable

  • Experience of Executries, Wills and Powers of Attorney

APTITUDES
Essential

  • High level of communication skills
  • Time management
  • Ability to work individually and as part of a team
  • Eye for detail




How Do I Apply?

Online: Application Form

Download: Application Form

E-mail: recruitment@acandco.com

Mail: Human Resources Department
Aberdein Considine
5 - 9 Bon-Accord Crescent
Aberdeen
AB11 6DN