Legal Secretary

Recruiter
Aston Jones Recruitment
Location
Stockton-on-Tees
Posted
29 Mar 2018
Closes
13 May 2018
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

My client is a professional, friendly, well established law firm that has been operating for over 10 years. They cover a number of areas including property, employment, litigation and private client work to name a few. Due to continued growth they are now seeking to recruit a Legal Secretary that has either Personal Injury or Litigation experience to be based in their office in Stockton-on-Tees.


Role responsibilities:

  • Reporting to one of the firms Solicitors, the successful candidate will be a personable and confident individual who has excellent administration and document production skills
  • Working on your own initiative, produce high quality work, have a flexible can do approach and excellent typing (50wpm) and IT skills
  • Using their document management software and the Personal Injury Portal
  • Typing letters and documents for personal injury cases
  • Recording financial transactions
  • Liaising directly with clients and other professionals, making appointments and managing diaries
  • Assisting with post, photocopying, scanning, filing and file management
  • Covering reception duties on occasion, dealing and managing with client telephone calls

Person specification:

  • Minimum 12 months experience within a similar role working for a legal practice within the Personal Injury or Litigation department(s)
  • Strong English writing skills
  • Organised individual with the ability to prioritise, multi-task and work to strict deadlines
  • To be able to type from a Dictaphone tape
  • A polite and clear telephone manner
  • Smart appearance
  • Maintaining confidentiality at all times
  • Strong organisation and communication skills
  • A hard working, proactive and driven attitude
  • To be fully conversant with Microsoft Office


For the right candidate, my client is offering a fantastic package:

  • Competitive base salary up to £20k depending on skills and experience
  • Opportunity to join a reputable, established, progressive law firm
  • Sociable working hours: Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm
  • 24 days paid holiday plus bank holidays
  • Great location close to all public transport links
  • Loads of other benefits to be discussed at interview stage


This is an excellent opportunity to join a successful and reputable, professional legal firm at an exciting time. My client is interviewing now so send your CV asap to be considered for this role.


This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/80718713

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