Legal Secretary/Assistant

Page Personnel Secretarial & Business Support
12 Mar 2018
15 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

This Legal Secretary role is for a leading law firm based in Manchester city centre. The successful candidate will be required to provide secretarial support to the team as requested.

Client Details

Our client is a leading Legal firm based in Manchester city centre. The company specialise in insurance risk and commercial law.


The key responsibilities for this Legal Secretary include:

  • Typing work as requested by the fee earners using BigHand digital dictation system
  • Create new clients matters and contacts in the Partner for Windows database with accurate data
  • Maintain the Partner for Windows database
  • Ensure that all typed work is accurate and proof-read before being handed to the fee earner
  • Prepare correspondence, documents and enclosures as applicable ready for signature
  • Ensure that signed correspondence is sent promptly to the Post Room
  • Assist in the personal organisation of fee earners using a computerised diary and task management system to ensure that no key dates, deadlines are missed
  • Communicate in a courteous and professional manner with clients, other contacts and internal staff on the telephone and by email
  • Making appointments and book meeting rooms, refreshments, arrange travel and accommodation
  • Filing, both paper and electronic
  • Prompt administration of files such as opening and closing, billing, recording, undertaking, archiving


The successful Legal Secretary:

  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Experience with Microsoft Office - Excel, Word, Powerpoint
  • Willingness to work late and additional hours
  • Experience of a case management system
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Word
  • Advanced word processing skills
  • Audio typing qualification or experience
  • Smart appearance
  • Team player
  • Professional and helpful manner

Job Offer

The successful Legal Secretary will receive:

  • A salary of between £20,000-£22,000 based on experience
  • The chance to work for an established law firm in the thriving city of Manchester

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