Legal Secretary - circa £17,000

Recruiter
Aspiria Recruit
Location
Newton Abbot
Posted
09 Apr 2019
Closes
28 Apr 2019
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
  • Newton Abbot
  • circa £17,000 depending on experience
  • Monday to Friday (08:45 - 17:00)

Aspiria Recruit are pleased to be partnering with one of the top local law firms in Newton Abbot, recruiting someone to join their Family team as a Legal Secretary. This role ideally requires someone with experience of working within a law firm within an secretarial / administrative capacity, ideally within Family law. Any experience of working with Legal Aid, as well as working within a team that supports children who are the subject of care proceedings, will be a great advantage. The firm has a great culture of developing people and has a wide range of different people from who to learn from. The work is fast-paced and very client-focused, so it will require someone proactive, efficient and professional who can adapt to different challenges as they come.

Tasks will include:

  • Opening and closing files
  • Audio and copy typing
  • Document management, including retrieving and archiving of files
  • Producing court bundles
  • Answering and fielding telephone calls, taking and passing on messages where required
  • Client liaison
  • Arranging meetings, where applicable
  • General other administrative and secretarial duties

Skills and experience required:

  • Legal support experience will be a great advantage
  • Any Family departmental experience is very desirable
  • Excellent communication skills and being a good listener
  • Confident at typing
  • A good overall knowledge on the Microsoft package and quick at learning systems, such as SOS

Benefits:

  • To discuss on application

To apply, please submit your application or alternatively please contact James at Aspiria Recruit (contact details on the Aspiria Recruit website)

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