Legal Secretary

Blandford Forum
£20k - 24k per year + Benefits Package
07 Mar 2024
04 Apr 2024
Jamie Warriner
Job Title
Legal Secretary
Contract Type
Full Time

My client is a Legal 500 law firm and is currently seeking a Legal Secretary for its Blandford Forum office in Dorset. The firm currently provides a reputable high net worth for Conveyancing Legal Services.

The role will be to support fee earners with the following:

  • Produce documents and correspondence as directed by lawyers
  • Efficient handling of telephone enquiries and calls generally
  • Provision of assistance to and dealing with tasks as delegated
  • To set up new files and new matters accurately and speedily on instructions from lawyers

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Have good literacy skills and an understanding of providing secretarial/administrative support to professional staff
  • Possess an accurate and good typing speed (at least 60 wpm)
  • Have a proficient knowledge of MS Word and other Office products
  • Have experience of working in a professional environment, preferably in a law firm
  • Be a good team player with a willingness to offer support to others and a “can-do” attitude
  • Be enthusiastic, flexible and efficient with a helpful and friendly manner for dealing with clients and colleagues

The ideal candidate will have previous administrational, receptionist or secretarial experience (6 months +). This a superb opportunity to work for a well-respected private practice firm.

The starting salary will be approximately £20,000 - £21,000 as a Trainee Legal Secretary and between £22,000 - £24,000 for candidates with pre-existing secretarial experience in place.

To be considered, please email your up-to-date CV to the link attached to discuss further!


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