We are an established firm of solicitors based in Dorking who are looking to recruit a full time Legal Secretary to provide administrative and secretarial support to the litigation department. You will supporting one fee earner predominantly but will also provide support to other fee earners within the department in the absence of other secretaries.
We are a firm of specialist solicitors covering the South East and London and we work with FTSE companies as well as smaller private companies. We employ over 100 people across our offices and our firm is accredited by Lexcel.
Working Monday to Friday 9am – 5.30pm with a salary on offer of up to £25k DOE and other company benefits.
This is a great opportunity to join a growing firm who cover a broad range of legal services. The Legal Secretary requires someone with previous experience working as a litigation legal secretary or someone who is looking to break into the legal field, either A level or degree educated in a Law subject. The position requires the ability to audio type as an essential.
For the right candidate there is plenty of career opportunities within the firm.
Responsibilities of the Legal Secretary;
- Audio and copy typing
- Diary management
- Preparation and submission of searches
- Dealing with telephone calls and those visiting the office
- Updating case management systems and documentation production
- Co-ordination of appointments and diary management.
- Being responsible for some more detailed legal tasks above that of a secretary.
Candidates must have proven legal secretarial experience or be looking to start their legal career having recently finished law studies.Candidates needs to be able to audio type and be PC literate in word and excel in particular.
If you are interested in applying please click on the ‘apply now’ button below.
Salary: £18k - 25k per year + Pension
Contact: Emma Ganner
Telephone: 01276 605000