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Legal Secretary

Job Summary

  • Location Chichester, West Sussex
  • Salary Negotiable
  • Contract Type Permanent
  • Sector Office Support & Commercial
  • Date Posted 01 March 2019
  • Ref 3761_1551436400

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Job Description

Legal Secretary, Chichester

We are seeking an experienced Legal Secretary for our client based right in the town centre of the beautiful city, Chichester. Looking for a professional, friendly individual to join their busy department on a full-time basis.

Working directly for one fee-earner, the successful candidate will be fast and accurate at typing, very organised, and able to undertake all of the below duties:

  • Speaking in a confident manner with clients on the telephone, dealing with enquiries, making appointments and taking messages
  • Dealing with utility companies, DWP, HMRC and Probate Registry on the telephone and making appropriate file notes of the conversations
  • Very accurate typing skills (audio typing)
  • Completing IHT 205/400 forms, drafting Wills and Oaths which have been dictated, typing up Lasting Powers of Attorney
  • Keeping on top of filing
  • Knowledge of procedures for storing Wills, registering Lasting Powers of Attorney and applying for Grants of Probate
  • Lunchtime reception cover (approx once a week), handling phone calls and welcoming visitors.

Salary: £21,000 - £22,000 dependant on qualifications and experience

Hours: 9am - 5pm

Holiday & Benefits:

  • 25 days holiday + additional days over Christmas
  • Private health care after 3-month probation

If you are interested please contact Sophie or click on the 'Apply Now' Button.

FPR Group is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Job Location

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Sophie Carey

Sophie Carey

Having completed a degree in Events Management at Bournemouth University I joined FPR Group in May 2018 as an Events Coordinator and helped coordinate the prestigious events we run in and around West

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