Criminal Secretary


We are looking for a Criminal Secretary to work for our client, a Solicitors based in Middlesbrough.

This role will be to work 4-5 days per week



Main Responsibilities :

  • To prepare correspondence and documents for criminal department through digital auto-typing and work processing.
  • To administer filing and opening, closing, storage and retrieval of client files.
  • Undertake any administrative tasks as required.
  • Book appointments, arrange meetings, maintain electronic diary.
  • Assist with answering calls and attending to clients.
  • Attend criminal clients on the phone and in person when required to do so and to provide support in a professional and friendly manner.
  • Ensure confidentiality at all times.
  • Prepare and frank mail.
  • Deliver and collect documents as required.

Required Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • Legal Secretarial experience - particularly in criminal law (ideally 5 years experience +)
  • Experience in audio typing
  • Minimum 70 pwm typing speed
  • Excellent organisational ability
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Good knowledge and experience using Microsoft Word and Outlook
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Understanding of Legal Aid contractual requirements and procedures
  • Experience using a client case management system.

Application questions

Do you have experience in a l criminal secretary role?
Do you have experience in audio typing?
Do you have a word processing speed of less than 70pwm?
Are you highly organised?
Do you have your own transport?

Reference: 34331453

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