Legal Secretary

Posted 12 January by Service Care Solutions Featured Ending soon
Legal Secretary

Location: Cumbria
Job Type: Permanent
Area of expertise: Agricultural and Private Client
Salary: £16,500+ per annum DOE

This is a fantastic opportunity to work within a leading multi-service firm with a long heritage in Lancashire. The Firm has a strong commitment to client care and promotes a fantastic working environment with a progressive and forward-thinking approach. You will be working as a Legal Secretary within the agricultural and private client department supporting fee earners. The ideal candidate will have at least 1 years' experience in legal secretarial work but the Firm is willing to consider candidates with strong secretarial experience from a non-legal background.

Responsibilities:

* Produce accurate correspondence and legal documentation via audio and copy typing in accordance with the Firm's guidelines including legal forms, documents and letters.
* Respond to telephone enquiries and manage fee earner diaries and transport and accommodation using Microsoft Outlook.
* Adherence to good administration including filing, production of bills, producing legal bundles and presentations, marketing and business development.
* Develop relationships with clients and their support staff.
* Support and offer guidance to other team members.
* Review efficiency of procedures and suggest improvements.

Requirements:

* Proactive and enthusiastic
* Client-focused and confident
* Strong organisational skills
* Ability to prioritise
* Team player
* Experience of criminal law is desirable.
* Experience of case management systems including the defence case system and DSCC desirable.

Should you wish to discuss this role before applying, please contact Emma Clapham on or email

The benefits of working through Service Care Legal;
* Exceptional referral bonuses
* Specialist legal recruitment consultants offering single point of contact
* Frequent notifications for upcoming opportunities via text and email
* Nationwide provider of legal staff to Private Sector and Public Sector organisations

Service Care Legal is a specialist recruitment agency supplying temporary and permanent professionals to Private Practices, Local Authorities and In-house Legal Departments nationwide. We have in-depth experience of recruiting at all levels within the legal industry and consultants who specialise in specific markets to ensure you have a dedicated point of contact who's an expert in your area.

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Required skills

  • RSA
  • SECRETARY
  • probate
  • ADMIN
  • CUSTOMER SERVICE
  • private client
  • agriculture
  • TYPING
  • RECEPTIONIST
  • LEGAL ASSISTANT
  • DIGITAL DICTATION
  • AUDIO DICTATION
  • wills and trusts

Reference: 34213786

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