Legal Secretary

Kennedys - Secretary, MD3.2

Secretarial Skills

Follow correct procedures, instructions and protocols.
To access and print hard copy reports, correspondence and documents produced by the Document Production Team.
To deal accurately with filing - Storage and retrieval of client files in line with the department's filing system.
To set up new files accurately and speedily on instructions from the lawyers.
To make effective use of all IT systems including K2, Kase, Laserforms, Chrome River, Elite 3E, Bighand, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and InterAction.
Produce a consistently high quality and quantity of work.
Return and send all work with the relevant enclosures.
Seek to develop knowledge of the team practice area.

Flexible attitude towards working practices and ability to adapt style as required
Confident in their own abilities and in their approach
Team player
To be approachable and responsive to both colleagues and clients
To be accountable and straightforward
To be professional and courteous in all dealings
Self-motivated and enthusiastic.
Please see attached job description for further information.

About Kennedys

Kennedys is a global law firm with expertise in dispute resolution and advisory services. With over 1,900 people worldwide across 37 offices in the UK, Europe, Middle East, Asia Pacific and America we have some of the most respected legal minds in their field.

Our lawyers handle both contentious and non-contentious matters, and provide a range of specialist legal services, for many industry sectors but we have particular expertise in litigation and dispute resolution, especially in defending insurance and liability claims.

We welcome high-performing lawyers, business services professionals, secretaries, graduates and apprentices to join our rapidly expanding global firm. Whatever your role at Kennedys, you’ll be involved in exciting and stimulating work, where your input will make a difference.

What do we have to offer?

We’re a fresh-thinking firm, and we’re not afraid to bring challenging new perspectives to the table way beyond the traditional realm of legal services. We empower our clients with a diverse range of ideas, tools and technology to make their lives easier, as well as delivering exceptional results, every time.

We develop careers in an innovative and collaborative global environment, with a variety of training opportunities available. This includes secondment opportunities to clients and our global offices. We believe that supporting individual growth and development puts us in the best position to attract and retain talented individuals. Regardless of role or level, everyone has access to virtual learning opportunities to help you develop your skills when you need to, wherever you are in the world.