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Bilingual Legal Secretary in The City of London

Are you looking for work experience at a prestigious law firm in The City to boost your CV?

What are you going to do

We are currently searching for an undergraduate / postgraduate student to join our busy notary firm as a bilingual legal secretary at Imison & Co’s busy London offices.

You will be responsible for routine administrative duties including but not limited to, invoicing & filing, answering phone calls & making appointments, researching contacts, arranging postal deliveries, receiving and sending emails, scanning identities, organising cheques, banker's drafts and postal orders, making refreshments, greeting clients.

What we're looking for:

  • Safe pair of hands.
  • Accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Very good computer skills including good knowledge of Word / Excel / Powerpoint, very good knowledge of Mail Merge essential.
  • Answering telephone calls and handling basic enquiries.
  • Fast typing; at least 65 words per minute.
  • Confident / self-assured with clients.
  • Ability to work to deadlines.
  • Good under pressure.
  • Organised / Professional
  • Flexible.
  • A foreign European language would be advantageous.
  • Able to handle sensitive information carefully.
  • Self-motivated.
  • Opening files.
  • Preparing documents for notarisation / legalisation.
  • Liaising with clients.
  • Arranging and booking appointments electronically.
  • Bill preparation.
  • Typing correspondence on administrative matters.
  • Some transcribing from dictation.

Job Type: Full-time

What we offer:

  • An innovative and friendly office environment. – It is a hard working fast paced office environment, but there is always time for socialising and making new friends.
  • Room for creativity and original input.
  • Your own work space and computer terminal.
  • Independence.
  • Highly sought after law firm work experience.
  • In-office canteen facilities, including as much free tea, coffee and mineral water as you wish.

What we ask:

  • Minimum degree: Bachelor's Degree
  • Minimum work experience: At least a year in a bilingual job role.
  • You must be an undergraduate / postgraduate student currently enrolled at a British university.
  • Be able to communicate in fluent native English, both written and oral.
  • Although non-essential, you will ideally speak a second language. At this time we currently require at least one German or Italian speaker.
  • Have a good general knowledge of geography, business & IT, English law and international law, politics & finance.
  • Be a dedicated, enthusiastic, punctual, proactive individual capable of thinking on your feet, a team player and keen to learn new skills and approaches to work.
  • Be physically fit and capable of walking long distances within a short timespan.
  • Preferably you will be studying law, modern languages, business or IT, although backgrounds in other subjects will be considered.
  • Be technologically minded, capable of using an iPhone and Google maps, and to be able to find your way around Central London and The City.
  • Be clean, smartly dressed and presentable to clients.
  • Be available to work from November 27th. Your working hours will be from 09:00 AM to 06:00 PM.
  • Bring at least two items of documentation to your initial interview proving your right to work in the UK. Example: Passport and driver's licence.

Extra information


Bring at least two items of documentation to your initial interview proving your right to work in the UK. Example: Passport and driver's licence.


Education Level
The City of London
Type of Contract
Graduate Jobs
Salary indication
£20,000 per year
Responsible for
Providing notarial assistance.
Type of Job
Admin / Secretarial, Legal
Full UK/EU driving license preferred
Car Preferred
Must be eligible to work in the EU
Cover Letter Required
German, French, Italian

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