Legal Secretary

  • Blakelaw
  • Permanent
  • £25,000 - £28,000 per annum

Our client, a full-service law firm, is seeking a Legal Secretary to join their team in Newcastle. 

Successful applicants will report to their relevant Head of Department and will be responsible for:
 

  • Audio and copy typing for their department
  • Ensuring documents are correctly filed, both electronically and hard copy
  • Having direct contact with the firm’s clients
  • Dealing with straightforward legal documents when required
  • Copying and preparing mail and disclosures for dispatch
  • Making appointments, arranging meetings and maintaining diaries
  • Supporting and assisting fee earners as far as possible

The following skills and experience are relevant:
 

  • Prior experience of working within a legal firm is preferred.
  • Good speed and accuracy when typing
  • Knowledge of word processing systems
  • Experience of working independently and as part of a team
  • Excellent organisational and communication skills
  • Knowledge of legal terminology

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