CV, Legal Secretary or Receptionist targets USA or Australia

I am currently unavailable for work
Serial No: 10429

Skills keywords: fast learner, flexiability, multi-tasking, time keeping, typing
Short Bio:

I have worked for nearly 3 years as a Legal Assistant taking on many different roles. I am looking for new challenges and new adventures to expand my knowledge.

Current location: England, United Kingdom - View on map
Nationality: British
Preferred Sector of Employment:  , Admin and Clerical, Travel and Tourism
Spoken languages: english
Location I am interested in working: Australia, United Kingdom, United States, US Minor Outlying Isl.



Level 3 Legal Executives Qualification September 2013 – Present

Unit 15 Care of the Elderly- Pending

University of Westminster September 2011 – July 2013

Cilex Level 3 Legal Executives Qualification

Unit 1 Introduction to Law and Practice – Pass

Redwood Skills and Education September 2010 – July 2011

NVQ Level 2 – Business Administration – Pass

St Charles Catholic Sixth form College September 2002 – July 2005

Alevel: Sociology – B

AVCE: Travel and Tourism – CC

Work Experience

Hubbard Pegman & Whitney LLP – Legal Assistant/Trainee Legal Executive – 14/06/2011 – Present

Hubbard Pegman & Whitney LLP – Office Junior (Apprentiship) 07/09/2010 – 06/05/2011

Support Work/Reception

1 Answering the phones and making sure the out of office message is on at the end of the day

2 Opening the morning post (including DX)

3 Taking the evening post to the relevant places

4 Audio Typing (60 wpm) Letters , Attendance Notes, Bills, Memos, Faxes

5 Copy Typing (50 wpm)

6 Full firm archiving

7 Data Entry

8 Taking the banking to the bank

9 Basic Diary Management

Fee Earning Work

1 Writing letters, emails to various companies and borough councils, and attenance noting all work done, and time recording accordingly

2 Liaising with the OPG and the Court regarding LPA’s and Deputyship Order applications

3 Visits to properties that relate to Deputyship matters and estate matters, making sure that any issues with the properties are dealt with

4 Filing in LPA’s and some Court of Protection forms

5 Serving Notices

6 Clerking at court

7 Liaising with Barristers

8 Liaising with;

o Family members and beneficiaries

o Management Companies

o Management agents and external contractors for deputyship properties

o Medical Experts and Doctors Surgeries

o Courts

o Accountants

o Financial advisers

o Probate Registries

9 Filing in DJP forms with the Land Registry

10 Attend meetings with beneficiaries


1 Arranging support staff cover

2 Ordering stationary

3 Liaising with;

o Electricians and plumbers

o Technical support and the firm

4 Ordering water supplies

5 Other ad-hoc office manager duties

Awaiting Eyes Foundation – Project Co-Ordinator – May 2009 – August 2009

1 General Ad Hoc Duties

2 Completing Inductions on New Staff

3 Helping with International Students Projects

4 Collecting and Counting the Money Boxes

5 Answering the telephones, and taking messages.

6 Research

Outside the roles mentioned above I have also worked for the following (in order) The NAAFI Retail December 2004 – October 2007, Johnson Dry Cleaners November 2007-March 2009, Select Education (agency) 2008-2009, Get More Local March 2010 -August 2010, The Cromwell Lodge Hotel 11-11