Service Care Solutions Ltd
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Legal Secretary

Service Care Solutions are looking for a Legal Secretary to work within the Transport for London on a 3-month contract.

Location: Southwark

Job Role/Responsibilities:
To provide legal secretarial and administrative support to the Legal Department.

A core component will be in creating and editing legal documents.

  • To provide high quality secretarial and administrative support to the Legal department.

  • To provide PA support to Heads of, and other senior lawyers, as required, with a focus on proactive diary management and recording sickness, annual leave, and other absences for direct reports to Heads of.

  • To work collaboratively with all members of the Secretarial team.

  • To work flexibly with the Secretarial team and across the Legal department.

  • To aid and cover to the Legal Support Manager as required and to assist in implementing effective ways of working to enable the efficient running of the administration of the Legal department.

  • To help support Knowledge Management as required.

Knowledge/Experience required:

  • Substantial experience of providing secretarial/administrative support, preferably as a legal secretary.

  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office software, including Outlook, Word and PowerPoint to an advanced standard and Excel to an intermediate standard.

  • Typing speed of at least 65 words per minute, with experience of audio transcription.

  • Good knowledge of a legal case management system, preferably the job description describes the main elements of the job.

    However, the job holder may be required to carry out additional activities at the request of the line manager.

    Visual Files.

  • Good knowledge of SAP, or similar application.

  • Experience in providing PA support at senior level desirable.

  • Knowledge of TfL and its processes.

  • Extensive experience in creating, editing and formatting a wide range of legal documents.

  • Knowledge of court and tribunal rules and requirements related to the filing of documents.

  • Strong document production skills including the production of complex legal documents.

  • Strong planning and organisational skills.

  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.

  • Strong interpersonal skills.

  • Sound team skills demonstrating a collaborative approach.

  • Pro-active and solution-driven approach.

  • Experience of working in a demanding environment, with sensitive and confidential matters.

  • Experience and ability to work to strict and crucial deadlines, prioritise work and to deliver accurately and efficiently.

  • Experience and ability to work on own initiative, knowing when to raise issues with Legal Support Manager.

  • A recognised legal secretary qualification is desirable.

If you are interested in this role or want further discussion, please contact Lewis O'Donnell either via email: or tel: 01772208962.

Alternatively, if you have any friend or colleagues that might be interested, please feel free to refer them as we a have a £250 referral scheme in place.

  • Start: ASAP
  • Duration: 3 Months
  • Rate: £11.95 - £16 per hour
  • Location: City of London, England
  • Type: Contract
  • Industry: Public_Sector
  • Recruiter: Service Care Solutions Ltd
  • Contact: Lewis O'Donnell
  • Tel: 01772 208 962
  • Fax: 01772 471473
  • Email: to view click here
  • Posted: 2023-10-10 08:35:16 -

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