Legal Secretary – Probate

Chichester | £25 – 28K + Benefits | KL174

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Legal Secretary to join our clients highly reputable and well-established private client’s team in Chichester.

The ideal candidate will provide secretarial and administrative support to their principal enabling them to operate at optimum efficiency whilst providing a high-quality legal service to clients. We are looking for someone confident and proactive to work within the department.

Our Client

Our client, a premier law firm in the South of England, specialises in a broad spectrum of legal services, from handling private client affairs such as wills and probate to real estate and business services.

Their forward-thinking ethos, combined with a warm and welcoming atmosphere, aims to foster an entrepreneurial spirit, empowering their team to innovate and excel.

Responsibilities

Key duties will include:

  • Diary management and scheduling appointments
  • Onboarding new clients and carrying out relevant checks
  • Opening/closing and archiving files
  • Audio typing and dictation
  • Producing documents including wills and LPA’s
  • General secretarial and administration duties
  • Answering the telephone
  • Liaising with clients and third parties
  • Financial matters such as requesting monies, preparing estate accounts, and completing posting slips for making payments.

Requirements

The ideal client must have proven work experience in all aspects of Private Client Law including :

  • Wills.
  • Lasting Powers of Attorneys.
  • Administration of Estates.
  • Probate.

You will be expected to use a high degree of self-management and initiative, complying with all relevant professional and regulatory obligations.

The ideal candidate will : 

  • Have a good academic record.
  • Have excellent typing skills.
  • Have previous experience within the legal profession.
  • Be computer Literate.

Application Process

If you are a dedicated professional eager to make your mark, we welcome you to submit your CV. Alternatively, you can drop an email to Keith at keith@legadorecruitment.co.uk expressing your interest and outlining your qualifications.

Job Reference

KL174

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: £25-28k + benefits

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday 9am to 5:15pm

Ability to Commute:

  • Chichester (required)

Work Location: In person