Legal Secretary

Newton Abbot
30 Sep 2017
02 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Legal Secretary
Newton Abbot, Devon

Looking to build on your existing experience with one of the South West’s leading law firms? Want to become part of an established organisation that invests in their employees and gives back to their community? If so, our client wants to hear from you.

The Company

With offices in Exeter, Teignmouth and Newton Abbot, our client is looking for a Legal Secretary to join their award-winning firm. With 23 partners and over 120 staff, they offer unrivalled legal services to businesses and individuals, both locally and nationally.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join an innovative organisation as a Legal Secretary, joining our client’s Family Team in their Newton Abbot office.

The Rewards

- Negotiable salary
- Pension
- Travel loan scheme
- Charity and social responsibility scheme
- Childcare vouchers
- 23 days’ holiday

Our client places people at the heart of their operations and is dedicated to providing training and development for all staff. Their commitment to you is that they will enable you to develop to your full potential.

As the firm continues to expand their team and business, our client has created a friendly, enthusiastic environment where everyone pulls together to deliver great results. You’ll be supported by senior personnel and encouraged to take part in the wide variety training and development opportunities on offer, making this an incredible chance to grow professionally and make the most of your career.

What’s more, there are excellent rewards on offer and you’ll be treated to up-to-the minute technology and computer systems to enable you to work at your best.

The Role

As a Legal Secretary, you will be responsible for working as part of the Family Team in Newton Abbot to support the team’s activities and endeavours.

Taking direction from a Solicitor or Fee Earner and Secretarial Administrator, you will provide efficient administrative and audio typing support.

Your role will also involve:

- Dealing with clients in a timely, efficient manner
- Supporting your Team Leader
- Maintaining clients’ and the firm’s confidentiality
- Ensuring that clients’ best interests are served
- Producing work of a suitably high standard that is compliant with the firm’s procedures
- Assisting all colleagues as required

About You

To be considered for the role of Legal Secretary, you will need:

- Technical and/or legal knowledge and competence commensurate with a legal secretary role
- The willingness to expand your knowledge
- A good level of IT literacy
- A strong work ethic
- Excellent communication skills

Our client is seeking candidates who have held the title of Legal Secretary, Legal Assistant, Legal Team Secretary, Legal Support Assistant, Legal PA, Paralegal or Legal Administrator.

Please note that the closing date for applications is Friday 13th October 2017.

Our client is an equal opportunities employer and they welcome applications from all members of the community.

So, if you are a proactive and diligent Legal Secretary, please apply via the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.

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