Legal Secretary

Recruiter
Interpersonnel UK Ltd
Location
Maidstone, Kent
Salary
19000.0000
Posted
17 Jul 2017
Closes
15 Aug 2017
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

This is an exciting opportunity to join this leading law firm and to become part of their busy secretarial team.

We are currently recruiting for 2 Legal Secretaries, to be based at our clients Maidstone offices.

Legal Secretary - Commercial and Corporate


The successful candidate will be predominantly based in our Commercial team assisting up to 9 fee earners as part of a team of 3, and will require knowledge of all areas of commercial property work. They would also benefit from a good knowledge of corporate work which would include the use of data rooms, although training will be provided. The successful candidate will also possess a working knowledge of other legal areas, to include Litigation, Family, Probate and Residential Conveyancing as they will be called upon from time to time to help with fluctuating workloads across the firm.

Experience in the preparation of trial bundles would be useful and the use of case management software would be an advantage going forward.

Legal Secretary - Contentious Team

The successful candidate will be predominantly based in our Contentious team (dealing with Civil Litigation, Family and Matrimonial, Criminal, Construction, Health and Safety among others) assisting up to 8 fee earners as part of a team of 4, and will require knowledge of contentious work, although training will be provided. The successful candidate will also possess a working knowledge of other legal areas, to include Commercial Property, Probate and Residential Conveyancing as they will be called upon from time to time to help with fluctuating workloads across the firm.

Experience in the preparation of trial bundles would be useful and the use of case management software would be an advantage going forward.

For both positions the starting salary is c£19k pa, to be reviewed after 3 month probation period.

Please apply with a copy of your current CV and state which post you are applying for please.

Closing date 31st July 2017

All initial interviews will be carried out in our offices in Maidstone. Interpersonnel UK Ltd is acting as a recruitment consultancy on behalf of our client. Interpersonnel is an equal opportunities employer.

We are pleased to receive a significant number of applications for most roles advertised. We are therefore unable to respond to individual applicants unless shortlisted. If you have not been contacted within four weeks of the closing date you should assume you have not been shortlisted on this occasion.