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Corporate & Commercial department secretary, Ipswich office

Start date: As soon as possible

Salary: £22,000

Working hours: Monday to Friday, 9.00am to 5.30pm

Holiday entitlement: 20 days per annum

Job Specification: Working for a Partner and fee earners dealing with Corporate and Commercial work (both mergers and acquisitions and commercial contracts). Duties will include:

  • Electronic diary management, booking rooms, travel and arranging meetings
  • Telephone liaison with clients and firm’s contacts
  • Using digital transcription system, Bighand, to create letters, emails and documents
  • Amending and reformatting documents in Microsoft Word and using Track Changes
  • Using the firm’s Accounts software, Partner for Windows, to record payments in and out, create new matters and bills
  • Creating new and existing clients’ matters
  • Archiving completed matters
  • Completing standard forms
  • Photocopying and scanning documents
  • Maintaining orderly files – keeping filing up to date
  • Liaising with clients
  • Database management
  • Liaising with the Marketing Manager

Experience required:

  • At least 2 years recent experience in a legal secretarial role. Training in this practice area will be provided.
  • The ability to multi-task, prioritise and work for more than 1 fee earner

Report line: Partner

Closing date: T.b.c.

To apply for this position please send your current C.V. with a covering letter to