Legal Secretary, Glasgow City Centre

FPSG (Glasgow)
£18k - £20k pa
19 Oct 2016
18 Nov 2016
Contract Type
FPSG's client is an International Law Firm with prestigious offices in Glasgow City Centre. Due to extended Maternity Leave the client is looking for an experienced Legal Secretary to join the Litigation team for a six month contract. This is a fast-moving role where you will be working as part of a team of secretaries supporting Partners and Fee Earners.

Role Responsibilities:

As Litigation Secretary, your responsibilities will include:

- Audio/copy typing correspondence, reports, file notes, memos, Court documents and forms
- Inserting diary reminders into Outlook and inserting deadlines from Court Orders
- Acknowledging proceedings/filing at Court and service
- Dealing with amendments/corrections to typing
- Scanning large attachments
- Scanning any mail received in the course of the day to the VF case and to fee earners
- Opening files for all clients
- Obtaining fee note invoice numbers and sending out
- Requesting cheques from Finance in payment of invoices
- Organising meetings with Counsel, client, experts and witnesses
- Liaising with consultants/secretaries to arrange appointments
- Arranging internal meetings and managing diaries for room bookings
- Receiving telephone calls and dealing with them as appropriate
- Collating papers including Instructions to Counsel and instructing experts
- File maintenance and administration
- Managing fee earner diaries as required

Person Specification:

As a successful Litigation Secretary you will have:

- Proven secretarial experience gained within a corporate legal Firm
- Experience of working within a Litigation Department
- Fast, accurate typing speeds of c 70wpm
- Experience of utilising Big Hand system for audio typing

To apply for this role please utilise the link below

Equal Opportunities:

FPSG is committed to equal opportunities regardless of gender, race, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief and age.