Legal Secretary/Support officer - Oxfordshire

BBL Recruitment
Oxford, UK
10 Jun 2019
18 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Legal Secretary/Support officer - Oxfordshire
Pay: £22k - £24k Hours: 37 hour weekJobtype: Permanent Sector: Public Scope: Inside IR-35
Purpose of the job:
  • To provide comprehensive and efficient secretarial and administrative support to the team.
  • To assist County Legal Services in maintaining the provision of an effective and efficient legal service to the County Council in compliance with the Office Procedures Manual formulated in accordance with the Law Society's Practice Management Standards.
Main duties:
1 To support and work with all the fee earners and officers, to include:
  • preparation of documents
  • preparation of court documents and associated documents
  • copy-typing and audio-typing
  • liaising with client departments, the court, private practice, solicitors and barristers.

1. All secretarial and administrative duties including photocopying, filing, faxing, minute taking, use of email (including secure email), arranging meetings, taking accurate messages, deliveries to court and other legal offices, DXing, and such other administrative duties as may be required.

2. To assist in the creation and upkeep of legal and other databases and support paperless working.

3. In the absence of an appropriate fee earner to identify any urgent matters and to raise these with another appropriate fee earner or Line Manager.

4. To undertake such other duties as may be assigned from time to time, including assisting other teams within Legal Services if necessary

5. To provide cover for other Legal Secretaries and the Administrator when required.

6.To provide cover for other Legal Secretaries and the Administrator when required.

  • RSA I or equivalent
  • 2 years' experience within a professional office
  • The ability to word process accurately from dictation and hard copy.
  • Windows 10 and Office 2000

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