Criminal Legal Secretary

Posted 7 February by Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment

ROLE: Legal Secretary - Criminal
LOCATION: Manchester
SALARY: £18,000-£23,000
EMPLOYMENT: Permanent
HOURS: 9:00 - 5:30

Competitive salary + career progression

A regional Criminal law firm based in Manchester is seeking a Legal Secretary to join them at their Deansgate office. Our client consistently attracts high profile work that has been prosecuted by such bodies as the Inland Revenue, HM Revenue & Customs, the Serious Fraud Office and the Department of Business Enterprise and Regulatory Reform, as well as the Crown Prosecution Service.

The Legal Secretary will be working alongside 3 solicitors and 1 consultant. The role will be telephone based with a lot of typing / audio dictation. The typing will consist of delicate and graphic information of top end crimes therefore those with a resilient nature is recommended.

It is essential that the candidate has experience using the DPS case management system and has experience in criminal legal aid.

Candidates who have experience in any other practice area other than criminal will not be considered for the role.

The main duties will be to deal with : -

* Document Production
* Photocopying, faxing and filing
* Digital Dictation
* Searches & forms
* Liaising with clients and third parties
* Diary Management
* Filing & Archiving
* Billing
* Occasional Meeting & Travel arrangements

To be considered for this position it is important that you have a years' experience as a legal secretary within the criminal sector. It would also be beneficial if you have experience with the big hand digital dictation system. The client is looking for a confident candidate who can hit the ground running.

Please contact me to discuss the role in more detail or apply through the vacancy for immediate consideration.

Leon Pierce | Recruitment Consultant
Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment
The best number to reach me on today is Ext 1040

Please contact Leon Pierce, Legal Recruitment Consultant, to discuss the role in more detail or apply through the vacancy for immediate consideration.

Douglas Scott are a legal recruitment expert and the UK's leading law firms trust us with their legal vacancies. We are a regulated recruitment consultancy and will discuss this role and seek your approval before submitting an application directly to the decision maker.

Required skills

  • legal secretary
  • manchester
  • theft
  • crime
  • criminal
  • rape
  • murder
  • serious offences

Reference: 34414571

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