Legal Secretary - Commercial Disputes

Cardiff, Wales, gb
Company: Capital Law Limites
Category: Office and Administrative Support Occupations
Published on 2021-06-15 06:03:37
Description

Legal Secretary - Commercial Disputes

Permanent job vacancy - Full time - Salary £18,000 - £20,000 (d.o.e. plus excellent benefits) - Location: Cardiff

As a Legal Secretary at Capital Law you'll play a vital role in providing full secretarial, PA and administrative support to a team of fee earners.

Is this the start of your Capital Law journey?

Working nationally and internationally from our base in Wales, we offer all the legal services that a trading organisation needs.

We work with businesses of all sizes - from large corporations to those just starting up - across the private, public, and third sectors. We alsohave a consultancy business, , that specialises in HR and Health & Safety.

We're made up of leading lawyers and consultants, who work closely with our clients to provide the best possible support. Ultimately, we have one purpose: to help others succeed.

Mission

We exist to provide an outstanding legal and consulting service. We work in a modern, straightforward manner, in a way that our clients want. We work with good people to do good work.

Working within the Commercial Disputes team

We work exclusively on commercial disputes, helping businesses of all sizes - in all sectors - resolve issues that are stopping them from running as they should. We resolve all kinds of commercial cases, including business ownership disputes, insolvency & debt recover, intellectual property disputes, property disputes, public law & regulatory, insurance, and professional negligence.

Responsibilities

  • Prepare correspondence and legal documents
  • Maintain accurate documentation and filing systems
  • File opening/closing
  • Support and coordinate client billing
  • Minute taking, audio and copy typing
  • Deal with emails/correspondence, calls and enquiries
  • Photocopying and scanning documents
  • Diary management, planning and organising meetings, travel and accommodation and lunches
  • You will ideally need the following:

  • Legal secretarial or PA experience
  • Excellent IT skills to include Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Commitment to proving excellent service
  • Excellent organisational skills, attention to detail, ability to multi-task, prioritise a high-volume workload and work to deadlines
  • Ability to work well under pressure, adapt to changing requirements and see opportunities for improvement
  • Flexible 'can do' approach with the ability to work proactively, use own initiative and offer solutions
  • Team-focus with a flexible and collaborative approach to working with others, but also able to work alone.
  • Confidence to communicate with all levels in order to manage expectations and maintain effective working relationships.
  • In return, we offer

  • a competitive salary: dependent upon experience, will be discussed at interview.
  • career development opportunities : we're a fast-growing and ambitious firm. We understand that to fulfil our potential, we need to fulfil that of all our employees, and our training and career development programme is very high on the agenda.
  • health and wellbeing: subsidised virtual yoga, virtual wellbeing events and our 'Time to Move' scheme, offering our staff an hour a week to simply get away from their desks.
  • benefits: pension scheme, comprehensive health plan, option to buy/sell annual leave, recognition scheme, recruitment referral scheme.
  • making life easier: we offer a flexible and grown up approach to work, acknowledging that we need to be flexible with our staff, now more than ever. That's why all of our staff are currently working from home with.
  • We are an equal opportunities employer aiming for diversity in our workforce

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