Legal Secretary / PA

Date Posted: 04/12/2019

Location: Edinburgh

Job Description

Position: Full Time / Permanent

Aberdein Considine’s Edinburgh office are looking for a full time Legal Secretary / Personal Assistant to provide support to the family law solicitors and assist in the smooth running of the Department.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES 
  • Answering telephone calls and taking new client queries
  • Diary management, including arranging appointments and travel
  • Administrative duties
  • Pro-active email management on behalf of fee earners
  • Pro-active management of files on electronic document management system; and papers files
  • Transcribing audio dictation
  • Preparing legal documents, court documents and correspondence
  • Preparation of terms of engagement
  • Preparation and management of fees

Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS

Desirable
  • Further education qualification, with legal content 

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
Essential
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Good IT skills
  • Proficient in use of Microsoft applications; word; outlook; electronic document management systems (eg visual files; worksite); excel spreadsheets
  • Ability to work to deadlines and under pressure
  • Experience of working in a legal environment, in the area of family law

KNOWLEDGE
Essential
  • Good knowledge of family law court forms, court documents and court procedures

APTITUDES
Essential
  • Ability to use initiative and able to work independently
  • Strong Interpersonal skills
  • Business Acumen



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