Costs Secretary

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About The Role
Main Responsibilities:
  • To provide secretarial and administrative support to a variety of Fee Earners to enable the department to operate at optimum efficiency.
  • To be confident in dealing with telephone calls and queries as and when required.
  • To prepare accurate correspondence and documents through audio typing and word processing.
  • To open and close files as appropriate.
  • To ensure all daily post is logged correctly onto the case management system and facilitate delivery to the correct individuals.
  • To action post on instruction from Fee Earners.
  • To ensure that work produced is of a high standard, reflecting the quality of Horwich Farrelly standards.
  • To ensure the confidentiality of the Firm's and client's documentation and information; to ensure all working practices are complied with as set out in the Office Manual.
  • To work flexibly as part of a team and be versatile to the needs and expectations of the business.
  • To provide support to other secretaries/support teams as directed by Secretarial Supervisors.
  • In addition, the jobholder is required to perform other responsibilities assigned by the Partnership as requested.


Personal Specification
Person Specification:
  • Experience within a Legal background setting 
  • Previous administrative/ typing/ office experience. Computer skills are essential.
  • To have a high standard of organisational skills and be able to priorities large workloads
  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal with a great attention to detail
  • Ability to work on own initiative and be a good team player