- Word documents
- Document Production
- Word templates
- Microsoft Word
- Word processing
- Microsoft Word Processing
- Commercial Law
- Microsoft Excel
- Format and Layout
- Google Documents
- virtual assistant
- Freelance Administrator
Hardworking with 20 years’ experience as a legal secretary in technology and outsourcing law departments at UK law firms. Proactive and IT minded individual with exceptional strong Word document skills learned over the years, in particular styles and formatting to create templates, reformat precedents or deal documents, whether small or large and complicated, to automate and always to ensure consistency to the highest level.
I've set up Beckett’s Orderly Documents to help commercial lawyers who are sole-traders, in-house, or working remotely and have no document assistance.
If you are in need of any help in Word then do connect and message me via by company.
Beckett's Orderly Documents Limited
CEO1 - 5 Employees 2021 - Current
Helping self-employed lawyers or other professionals (in particular commercial lawyers) with the formatting of their Word documents, whether they are precedents, live deal documents that require fixing quickly, reformatting/rebranding a suite of documents with styles so they can be automated or any other Word problems that need resolving.
Radiant Law Limited
Head of Special Projects21 - 100 Employees 2011 - 2021
Secretary on various technology and outsourcing deals, automating contracts using Contract Express, office IT, invoicing and many other support roles.
Latham & Watkins
Legal Secretary - Outsourcing & Technology Transactions100+ Employees 2003 - 2011
Worked for three partners and various associates over the years typing and formatting of long complex agreements and other documents along with all other usual secretarial tasks including entering timesheets, expenses and organising travel.
Involved in various IT projects including creating Word templates for the team, updating Wiki, co-ordinator on various client portals and producer of interactive PDF forms. Also updated the London office's Secretarial Manual regularly and dealt with the team's client bills and any appropriate reporting.
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman
Legal Secretary - Outsourcing and Technology100+ Employees 1998 - 2003
Worked for various partners and fee earners during my four and half years with the firm; typing and formatting of long complex agreements and other documents; making travel arrangements for fee earners; entering of timesheets; working long hours to complete documents for signing.
Responsible for the library and also did a small time before leaving on the IT.
Legal Secretary - Conveyancing and Litigation21 - 100 Employees 1997 - 1998
Working for one litigation partner and one property lawyer; duties included typing of letters, faxes, Reports on Lease, Instructions to Counsel etc; working closely with various barristers’ clerks with regards to preparation of documents for hearings and payment of fees.
BTEC National Diploma in Business and Finance - 1990