Legal Secretary

Posted 12 June by Thompsons

Vacancy: Executive Support Assistant

Office: Oxford

Salary: £20,180 - £22,846

Closing date for applicants: 19 June 2018

Contract: Permanent

Are you an experienced Legal Secretary looking for a change?

Looking to join a top law firm who treats their employees as they do their clients - fairly with honesty and as individuals?

Then look no further as Thompsons Solicitors has just the opportunity for you.

We are the most experienced trade union, claimant personal injury and employment rights law firm in the UK. Established since 1921 we have built a diverse team of professionals who take immense pride in providing high quality legal services to the victims of injury and are passionate about protecting the rights of working people. Want to join us?

We are currently looking for an excellent Legal Secretary to join us to provide essential support to some of our top personal injury Lawyers in our Oxford office.

The role:

This is an excellent opportunity for an organised and highly motivated Legal Secretary. The role will involve providing a full administrative and executive support function, typically within one work stream. You will have technical and administrative experience gained in a legal environment, with the ability to produce stock letters, forms and documents for clients, defendants, third parties, the court and extracting the information required from the case file.

In return, you will have the opportunity to work alongside lawyers and other support colleagues on a diverse portfolio and highly prestigious cases, making a vital contribution to the lives of the clients we represent.

Key Requirements:

  • Exceptional organisational skills

  • Strong IT and case management skills

  • You will be self-sufficient and thrive in a busy working environment

  • Excellent communication and client care skills are essential to the role.

  • Empathy with the Labour and trade union movement is desirable

What We Offer

  • Competitive salary

  • Extensive benefits package which includes contributory pension scheme, permanent health insurance, life assurance

  • 23 days annual leave (in addition to bank holidays)

  • A collaborative and friendly working environment

  • A full package of skills, knowledge and systems training

  • Employee Assistance Programme

  • Enhanced maternity and paternity pay

  • Annual travel and parking loans

  • Cycle to work scheme

  • Financial assistance for professional development

Thompsons believes in equality and is an Equal Opportunities employer promoting diversity within the workplace.

No agencies please.

Reference: 35364598

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