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We work with a number of businesses who employ legal secretaries in Milton Keynes, Northampton and the surrounding areas and who are always looking for new talent.

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Legal Assistant
Negotiable

Legal AssistantTemp to PermSalary £11.50 per hour, circa £22,500Our well-established client is looking to recruit a Legal Assistant to provide high quality, legal administrative services for fee-earners and clients as part of a customer focused team who demonstrate integrity and quality in all that they do.Key responsibilities will include but are not limited to:Assist in the delivery and development of the service, using IT systems to type up correspondence, forms, court documents, maps and plans, and other documentation as requiredProduce accurate, comprehensive and up-to-date legal documentation to tight deadlines for use in court hearings and/or other legal processesDeliver an efficient and customer focused service, by processing and responding to incoming communication (post, telephone, fax, intranet and internet), taking messages, copying and distributing information as necessaryManage any problems/situations which may arise, seeking assistance from lawyers when necessaryEnsure an accurate, confidential and effective service by maintaining up-to-date electronic filing systems, and security of information in accordance with the policies and procedures and relevant legislationEnsure accurate input of data particularly in the task of client/matter opening and archiving and indexing of deeds and documents, ensuring that all records are kept up-to-dateActively contribute to and participate in the Legal Services quality standard of legal practice management (Lexcel) Due to the high volume of applications we receive, it is not always possible to get back to you within 48 hours. However, your application will be reviewed by a consultant as quickly as possible and if you are shortlisted we will aim to call you within two working days.If you do not receive a call please do not be despondent. Typically only one candidate can be successful per role! Please apply for any future roles in the same way. Good luck!

PA/Legal Secretary
Up to £25000 per annum

PA/Legal SecretaryMonday - Friday 9am - 5pm£25,000NorthamptonDo you have exceptional secretarial and PA skills?Our client is currently looking for an exceptional legal secretary to join their busy law firm. In the role, you will be supporting a Partner and a Senior Solicitor. In addition to this, you will also be supporting a large team of fee earners in all aspects of their work to ensure the highest standards are being maintained at all times.Key responsibilities will include but are not limited to:Provide support to clients on the phone in a friendly and professional mannerAbility to proof read and amend and send out bulk typing documentsDaily filing, copying and scanningPreparing mail and enclosures for dispatchMaking appointments, arranging meetings and maintaining an up to date diaryAudio typingSkills and Abilities:Excellent PA skillsKnowledge of legal secretarial workHigh level Word and audio typing skillsExcellent organisational and time managementExcellent telephone mannerProfessionally ambassadorialIf you feel you have what it takes, please apply today because we'd love to hear from you! Due to the high volume of applications we receive, it is not always possible to get back to you within 48 hours. However, your application will be reviewed by a consultant as quickly as possible and if you are shortlisted we will aim to call you within two working days.If you do not receive a call please do not be despondent. Typically only one candidate can be successful per role! Please apply for any future roles in the same way. Good luck!

Legal Advisor
Negotiable

Legal Advisor Central Milton Keynes£60,000 Overall purpose of role:To provide a responsive and constructive legal support service and to ensure sound and consistent handling of all disciplinary and regulatory casework. Main responsibilities of role:To provide legal advice and support to Investigation Case Managers on track 1,2 and 3 complaints and regulatory casework.To prepare and present cases to the PCD committees and tribunals.To take personal responsibility at various stages for the progress of casesProvide advice, assistance and support in own area of expertise to colleagues across the Institute.Manage own volume of casework to ensure timeliness of handling, reviewing and reporting, ensuring that all advice is both accurate and professional.Specific duties will vary from time to time in line with the business needs. Candidate profile:A professional qualification.In-depth knowledge of Bye-laws, Regulations and EthicalAn ability to research and develop knowledge when new legal issues arise If you feel you have what it takes, please apply today because we'd love to hear from you! WE WOULD PREFER YOUR CV IN WORD FORMAT Ascendant Recruitment is one of Milton Keynes and Northampton's leading recruitment companies, with PA/Administration, Customer Service, Human Resources, Finance and Temporary divisions. Ascendant Recruitment operates as an Employment Agency for permanent recruitment and an Employment Business for temporary recruitment. For more information on our current vacancies please visit and like/follow us on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. If this isn't your perfect role, register with us and let us find it for you.

Legal Secretary
Up to £23000 per annum

Legal SecretaryNorthamptonSalary: Up to £23,000 Hours of Work: 9.00am - 5.00pm, Monday to Friday JOB PURPOSE To provide an efficient secretarial service to various solicitors within a highly successful law practice in Northampton. PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES To deliver practical services of outstanding quality that are focused on the Client's needs. Type letters to banks, clients, companies, solicitors and the courts, taking care to check and proof read carefully Under the supervision of a fee-earner, compose straightforward letters. Type/complete legal documents and forms from the department's precedent bank and complete routine searches under supervision. Answer the telephone in a professional manner, put calls through to the fee-earner quickly and efficiently and take accurate messages when the fee-earner is engaged or absent Perform accounts related duties, e.g. complete new client/matter forms, calculate and type bills, organise paperwork for raising cheques and expenses, request computer printouts. General and routine office duties, such as, photocopying and filing, etc. To be trained on reception and cover as and when required. To undertake any other reasonable duties as required. Skills / Experience 2 years Legal experience.Audio-typing experience. Qualifications / EducationGood educational backgroundQuick, accurate typist Due to the high volume of applications we receive, it is not always possible to get back to you within 24 hours. However, your application will be reviewed by a Consultant as quickly as possible and if you are shortlisted we will aim to call you within two working days. If you do not receive a call please do not be despondent. Typically only one candidate can be successful per role! Please apply for any future roles in the same way. Good luck!

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