Legal Secretary

Aston Jones Recruitment
29 Mar 2018
13 May 2018
Contract Type
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.

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