Legal Secretary (Construction)

  • Manchester
  • Permanent
  • £30,000 per annum

My client a “Legal 500 firm” based in the heart of Manchester is looking to recruit a proactive Legal Secretary who can provide support to Fee Earners and Partners across a national Construction team. 

You will join their established and leading Construction team who act on a variety of contentious and non-contentious matters.
Their nationally recognised construction & engineering team advises on all types of construction & engineering projects for contractors, developers and housebuilders and are involved with international construction projects. Their clients include many of the major developers, national housebuilders, contractors, subcontractors, professional consultants as well as employers not directly involved in construction.
My client also acts for a wide range of other clients including, local authorities, universities, football clubs and automotive clients to deliver on a wide range of construction projects. They also have experience of advising on project involving process engineering and renewables. Their team comprises of a number of individuals who specialise in both contentious and non-contentious construction matters.

The ideal candidate will be confident liaising with multiple stakeholders and clients, proactively organising and managing diaries and taking the lead on tasks to ensure an exceptional and seamless secretarial support service.

In Particular they are looking For The Following Attributes:
Previous legal secretarial experience
Ability to type, draft and produce documents efficiently, and with ease is essential.
First class communication skills both written and verbal.
Excellent levels of accuracy.
Initiative to learn and ability to self-motivate.
Experience of working under pressure to tight deadlines with the ability to remain calm.
Capability to prioritise and multitask effectively, with good time management and organisational skills.
Always demonstrate discretion and the ability to maintain absolute confidentiality at all times.
IT skills – Microsoft word, typing, case management use, formatting and editing documents.

With support, coaching and feedback from some of the most engaging colleagues around their great development and progression opportunities will reward your commitment and loyalty. They offer a competitive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded for your individual performance with an opportunity to receive an annual bonus.

In addition, we have a wide range of learning and development opportunities via our Learn platform to develop new skills and progress your career. Our My Flex comprehensive rewards package includes options covering annual leave (and the benefit of purchasing extra days), cycle to work, critical illness benefit, employee assistance programme, group personal pension, health care, season ticket loan and many more benefits (grade dependent). Finally, with Perks At Work/Home you can select a host of retail benefits that suit your needs alongside a Community Online Academy, free courses for all from fitness to coding to languages to hip hop dance.

The Salary on offer is paying up to £30k dependant on experience.

For more information on this excellent opportunity and a more detailed job description please contact me today at or alternately call 0161 9147 357

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