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    Dispute Resolution Legal Secretary

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Litigation
  • Location: East Riding of Yorkshire
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Date posted: 26/09/2019
  • Job reference: 41237_1569485116

My Client is one of Yorkshire's largest and most long - established firms. They are a multi-discipled firm with multi offices throughout North Yorkshire. They are now seeking to recruit an experienced Legal Secretary to join their Dispute Resolution Team.

The team deal specialises in numerous transactions some of them including: personal injury claims, employment disputes, property litigation, intellectual property disputes and licensing. This role will provide a high level of support to the Fee Earners and will assist in the provision of an efficient, personal and professional service always

Key Responsibilities:

  • Preparing correspondence and documents through audio and copy typing as well as amending and formatting complex documents
  • Attending clients both in person and over the phone and aid in a professional and friendly manner
  • Take messages, book meetings and appointments and maintaining an up to date diary for Fee Earners
  • Administering files as well as opening files on case management system and their day to day maintenance - making best use of Proclaim to ensure maximum efficiency
  • Providing support to other secretaries and Fee Earners when necessary

To be successful in this role, you will need:

  • Previous experience working in a similar role, ideally with experience in the area of Dispute Resolution
  • Experience in audio and copy typing
  • Experience of use of IT systems; digital dictation, case management, MS Word and Outlook
  • Ability to work with initiative and minimum supervision
  • 'Can Do' and flexible approach and team player
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, both face to face and over the phone
  • Integrity to handle sensitive and confidential information appropriately

If this is a role that sounds of interest to you, please send your CV across to Simon at Clayton Legal on the link provided or alternatively call Clayton Legal to enquire about other opportunities. Please ensure before applying you have the prerequisite experience outlined above.

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