Legal Secretary

Job ID: JR7812031

Salary: £26000-£30000 per year

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Job Description:

We are working with a Top 100 legal firm with offices all over the country. They currently require a skilled Legal Secretary to join their Personal Injury team. This role is more quasi paralegal as all legal secretaries in the injury departments are expected to have up to date knowledge of all the files the fee earner has.

This role is within catastrophic injury, dealing with clients with injuries like brain and spinal. Each fee earner has a small caseload due to the requirements of these high level claims. Client case is key to this role.

Key Duties:

– Efficiently manage the solicitors’ diaries, scheduling appointments and meetings

– Prepare legal documents, including letters and court forms

– Conduct audio typing of correspondence and legal documentation

– Organise and maintain paper and electronic files

– Handle incoming and outgoing communications, including emails and phone calls

– Assist in research tasks and document preparation for court cases

– Provide general administrative support to the legal team

 

Experience:

– Proven experience as a Legal Secretary or similar role within a law firm, ideally within serious injury.

– Proficiency in audio typing and using legal terminology accurately

– Strong IT skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Word and Outlook

– Excellent organisational skills with the ability to prioritise tasks effectively

– Outstanding time management abilities to meet deadlines promptly

– Strong administrative skills with attention to detail

– Excellent written and verbal communication skills to liaise with clients and colleagues

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • 25 days per annum annual leave plus statutory bank holidays.
  • Two Corporate Social Responsibility days
  • Birthday day off
  • Death in service equivalent to twice annual salary
  • Auto enrolment pension scheme
  • Hybrid working
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Discounts for local businesses
  • Professional fees paid (subject to requirement for your role)
  • Employee recruitment incentive scheme

 

To find out more, call the office on 0161 757 1808

Please be assured all conversation are conducted within the strictest confidence.

Unfortunately, due to time restrictions we cannot respond to every applicant, in the event that we haven’t contacted you within 10 days please take it you have not been successful for this particular role, but your details will be kept on file and considered for all future vacancies.

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To Apply For This Role:

Email your CV and cover letter to admin@jamesrayrec.com

To Apply For This Role:

Email your CV and cover letter to admin@jamesrayrec.com