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Legal Secretary – Wills and Probate

Job Title:  Legal Secretary – Wills and Probate

Contract Type:   Permanent

Location:   Chichester

Salary:   Dependent on experience

Reference:   SRS-0701-521

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Legal Secretary – Wills and Probate

Legal Secretary – Wills and Probate – Chichester – Competitive Salary DOE

 Package for the position of Legal Secretary:

  • Working hours 9-5 Monday to Friday OR Part Time
  • 25 days holiday plus additional Christmas days (approx. 3)
  • Private Health care

 Overview of the Legal Secretary Position:

Our well-established client in Chichester are looking for an experienced Will and Probate Legal Secretary to support one of the fee earners. The company pride themselves on having a strong client ethos. They operate a very profession and friendly working environment.

 Particular Duties: for the Legal Secretary:

Audio typing of forms, letters, attendance notes, emails is a big part of this job together with Court forms and documents; also monthly typing of client bills.

The secretary will also handle the following on behalf of their fee-earner:

  • Dealing with new and existing client queries (emails and telephone calls)
  • Managing Outlook diary for fee-earner (reminders, appointments with clients)
  • Arranging client meetings, booking meeting rooms on shared Outlook Calendar
  • Opening new client files on our database (and closing files for archiving)
  • One lunchtime cover session each week on Reception, taking calls, processing card payments, greeting clients.


What we are looking for:

  •  Previous experience in wills and probate secretarial work
  • Excellent audio typing skills
  • Confident with communicating with clients and colleagues
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Conscientious






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Job Title: Legal Secretary – Wills and Probate

Contract Type: Permanent


Salary: Dependent on experience

Reference: SRS-0701-521