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Legal Assistant

The Recruitment Co
Closing date
7 Jul 2022

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Contract Type
Full Time
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The Recruitment Co is thrilled to be working with a Legal 500 firm in the centre of Newcastle, with their search for an experienced Legal Secretary to join their Commercial Property department. They pride themselves of having a fantastic vision.


Duties include, but are not limited to:

Providing efficient and effective secretarial support to Fee Earners;
using a case management system and digital dictation to produce documents including letters, forms, invoices etc;
liaising directly with clients and other professionals, making appointments and managing diaries;
managing fee-earner diaries, including organising remote hearing and conference arrangements;
assisting with post, photocopying, scanning, filing and file management
undertaking administrative tasks including document sorting, paying disbursements and collating information.

You will be highly organised, enthusiastic, have the ability to multitask and be able to work independently but also as part of a wider team.
You should be comfortable working in a busy environment and be able to work quickly and accurately, often within tight timescales.
You will need to be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office applications (including basic Excel and PowerPoint) and be confident in creating, amending and formatting large, complicated documents.
Knowledge of Case Management and Digital Dictation systems is essential.
You must be able to demonstrate a professional manner with the ability to deal with a variety of enquiries and be confident in dealing with clients.
Previous secretarial experience in a Commercial Property department would be an advantage.
Further experience of supporting other departments would also be beneficial as the successful candidate will have to support other areas of our business, as the need arises.

If you feel this role could suit your experience then contact Sarah Elliot at The Recruitment Co for more information. Alternatively you can click 'Apply Now!'


The Recruitment Co. is an equal opportunities employer and we're committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace
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