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Job Details


Location: London and Surrey

Permanent Full Time

Salary: £28000

LEGAL FLOAT SECRETARY – 6 month Contract

£28,000 Pro Rata

London and Surrey

Full time temporary

Exciting opportunity for Legal Secretary with experience in Property, Family and Private Clients on a full-time, six month contract with the likelihood to be extended. The role is primarily focused on providing support fee earner in the absence of their PA’s or Secretaries. You will be based at any of out client  seven offices, the locations being Guildford, Epsom, Reigate, Leatherhead, Cranleigh, Fulham and Wimbledon. The role is for someone who is self-starter, highly motivated with great initiative.

Key Responsibilities:

·         Preparing correspondence and documents to including  digital dictation

·         Make appointments, arrange meetings and to maintain an up to date diary for senior staff.

·         Prepare the conference meetings, including booking rooms arranging refreshments.

·         Provide support and guidance  to junior  secretaries

·         Providing excellent customer service  to clients both in person and on the telephoneOperate the Firm’s Case Management System

·         Provide suggestion to improve to the efficiency of the department.

·         Undertake any specific training and training towards self-development.

  • Ensure the confidentiality of all the Firm’s and clients’ documentation and information.

Person Specification

  • Previous Legal Secretarial experience in Property, Family and Private Client
  • Excellent typing skill  and  IT knowledge in  relevant packages

·         Very good understanding of how their fee earners  work

  • Demonstrates high levels of accuracy
  • Excellent and  professionally communication skills  with clients over the telephone and in person
  • Provides excellent customer care
  • Positive and  pro-active approach to work
  • Progresses client matters with supervision
  • Ability to meet deadlines and under pressure and work as part of a team
  • Demonstrates a positive attitude
  • Knowledge of case management systems


  • 37 hour working week
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Private Medical Cover
  • Contributory pension scheme (5% from employer, 3% from employee)
  • Life assurance – 4 x annual salary
  • Annual bonus scheme
  • Employee Assistant Programme
  • Career Development Plans

Closing date for applications: April 4, 2020

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Contact Info

Head Office: Carlton Recruitment Solutions Ltd Global House, 1 Ashley Avenue, Epsom,
Surrey KT18 5AD

01372 253350


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