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Legal Secretary - Private Client

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Private Client Secretary. A highly respected, busy Legal 500 with an established HNW client base are currently seeking a Private Client Secretary to join their friendly, supportive and professional firm, based in Lewes.

The successful Private Client Secretary will primarily support a highly regarded Private Client Solicitor, along with a Consultant Solicitor. Their case loads includes:

  • Wills
  • Probate
  • Trust
  • Tax
  • Estate planning
  • Lasting Powers of Attorney


The successful Private Client Secretary will be responsible for duties such as (but not limited to):

  • Opening and closing files
  • Updating clients
  • Digital dictation
  • Producing and editing legal documents
  • Providing quotations
  • Liaising with Accounts team to raise invoices


The successful Private Client Secretary will offer the following skill set/background:

  • Minimum of 12 months experience as a private client secretary, with solid admin/secretarial experience
  • Fast and accurate typing skills
  • Be presentable
  • Be accountable and take responsibility
  • Offer excellent communication skills - written, verbal and face to face
  • Willingness to learn
  • Confident and professional telephone manner
  • The ability to remain calm when under pressure
  • Be a keen team player


The successful Private Client Secretary will be greeted with a market-led, generous salary. You will join a highly supportive environment, working with friendly staff who have a clear focus on delivering an exceptional level of client care. There will be excellent opportunities for progression for the right candidate, with regular reviews and training. This is a firm who highly value their staff, and offer an outstanding benefits package.

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