Gateley - Legal Secretary

The Team

Our Restructuring team offer a full range of non-contentious services to banks, finance companies, venture capitalists and insolvency practitioners.

The Role

We are seeking to recruit a dynamic, proactive Legal Secretary who can support multiple Fee Earners up to Partner level. This is a part time position, working 3 days a week, ideally on a Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday. The successful candidate should feel confident liaising with clients, proactively organising and managing diaries and taking the lead on tasks to ensure a first rate and seamless service.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Audio typing (Big Hand)

  • Typing and drafting correspondence

  • Amending documents

  • Diary Management

  • Booking meetings

  • Assisting with and drafting bills

  • Arranging and booking travel and accommodation

  • Opening, maintaining and closing files

  • Archiving files

  • Updating and maintaining databases

  • Scanning and preparing documentation

  • General administration ie. filing, faxing, photocopying etc

Key Skills & Experience

  • Previous experience within a similar role

  • Excellent typing speeds

  • Efficient diary management skills

  • Strong communication skills (both written and verbal)

  • Excellent organisations skills

  • The ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.

  • Attention to detail

  • Organised with time and documents

  • Ability to work on own initiative

  • Flexible, can do approach

  • Team player

Previous experience within an Restructuring department and/or fluent Russian language skills would be a distinct advantage, but are not essential