Legal Secretary

Blue Arrow Newcastle Professional
Newcastle Upon Tyne
£18000 - £20000 per annum
07 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Legal Secretary – Dispute Resolution

The Role

We require an experienced Legal Secretary to assist our Dispute Resolution department, due to an increase in the number of fee earners in the team. This role is a full time position working from the hours of 9.00am – 5.00pm Monday to Friday, and involves all aspects of secretarial support, including the following:

*Providing efficient and effective support to Partners / Fee Earners
*Typing and using a case management system to produce documents including letters, forms etc
*Liaising directly with clients and other professionals; making appointments and managing diaries
*Assisting with post, photocopying, scanning, filing and file management
*Undertaking administrative tasks including document sorting, paying disbursements and collating information


We require a self-motivated, highly organised and enthusiastic individual who is able to work quickly and accurately often within tight timescales with minimal supervision. Previous Legal Secretary experience in a Dispute Resolution department is essential.

You will need to be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office applications (including basic excel) and be confident in creating, amending and formatting large complicated documents. Knowledge of Case Management and Digital Dictation systems is essential. Candidates must be able to demonstrate a professional manner with the ability to deal with a variety of enquiries and be confident in dealing with clients.

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