Legal Secretary

Posted 27 February by GLM Business Support Ltd

A new opportunity has arisen for an experienced Secretary to join a leading law firm in Newcastle.

Working in the Matrimonial Department, this is a permanent position offering a generous annual salary with an excellent benefits package.

The Role:

  • Prioritise managers workload on an ongoing basis
  • Maintain diaries/be aware of day to day commitments
  • Prepare inward and outward post
  • Alert and agree any changes in circumstance and priority with regard to workload
  • Liaise with clients and take instructions under the supervision of and as directed by manager
  • Produce and assist in the completion of monthly bills
  • Use precedents as directed and delegated by fee earners to prepare and draft documents as directed and supervised by manager
  • Be fully conversant with all the Microsoft packages to an advanced level
  • Be proficient in document preparation including house style, schedule levels, stripping out and re-formatting documents, table of contents, formulas, track changes, document comparison packages.
  • Facilitating/organising room bookings, accommodation and travel tickets
  • Organising telephone and video conferences
  • Screen and prioritise calls
  • Provide a fast and accurate typed material (Copy and Audio)
  • Devise letters and documents
  • Opening of files in a timely manner ensuring all relevant money laundering documentation is completed to comply.


Pension Scheme, 25 days holiday + bank holidays rising to 27 with service and a flexible benefits scheme.

Newcastle Upon Tyne

Working hours: 9.00am - 5.30pm Monday to Friday

Salary £20,865 - £22,256

Required skills

  • Audio
  • Legal
  • Secretarial Support
  • matrimonial

Application question

Do you have previous legal secretarial experience?

Reference: 34563331

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