Secretary – Tax & Estate Planning department


We are looking for an experienced secretary to join our Tax & Estate Planning department in Southampton.

Paris Smith LLP is one of the South’s leading law firms with a clear strategy and vision for the future. We are committed to ensuring that clients have a positive experience with the firm, and to inspire our people to reach their full potential aligned to our values.

The role will provide full secretarial support to the team within the Tax & Estate Planning department.

The main responsibilities include:

  • typing from dictation and producing documents;
  • dealing with telephone enquiries, both internal and external;
  • being the first point of contact for the team;
  • communication with clients;
  • file compliance;
  • diary management; and
  • filing and general administration.

The key attributes for this role:

  • A good working knowledge of Court of Protection, Wills, Powers of Attorney, Probate and Trusts
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Highly organised
  • Team player
  • Good IT skills, particularly in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.)

In return we offer a competitive salary, a comprehensive range of benefits and a first-class working environment within a leading regional law practice.

To apply for this job please email a covering letter and C.V. to recruitment@parissmith.co.uk.