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Legal Secretary PA
Wills Probate Private Client Legal Secretary Urgently required

Call Gail Stephenson urgently on -7786 913 492 to discuss 


Our client is looking for an experienced and enthusiastic Legal Secretary to join their Wills and Probate department based in the York area. This is a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious candidate to develop their career in a growing firm with genuine long-term opportunities for development.

Our client is one of North Yorkshire’s long-established successful practice’s handling various disciplines of law – both contentious and none contentious.  This is an ambitious firm with high standards of client care.  They offer a speedy and personal service with a down to earth approach.

The Wills and Probate department specialise in numerous transactions including: drafting and creating wills, administration of estates, completing all legalities and tax issues for clients, addressing any outstanding liabilities or debts. This role will provide a high level of support to the Fee Earners and will assist in the provision of an efficient, personal and professional service at all times.


·         Preparing correspondence and documents through audio and copy typing as well as amending and formatting complex documents

·         Attending clients both in person and over the phone and provide assistance in a professional and friendly manner

·         Take messages, book meetings and appointments and maintaining an up to date diary for Fee Earners

·         Administering files as well as opening files on case management system and their day to day maintenance – making best use of Proclaim to ensure maximum efficiency

·         Providing support to other secretaries and Fee Earners when necessary

Experience required:


·         Previous experience working in a similar role, ideally with experience in the area of Probate.

·         Experience in audio and copy typing.

·         Experience of use of IT systems; digital dictation, case management, MS Word and Outlook

·         Ability to work with initiative and minimum supervision.

·         ‘Can Do’ and flexible approach and team player.

·         Integrity to handle sensitive and confidential information appropriately.

Wills & Probate
North Yorkshire
Gail Stephenson 07786 913 492

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