Legal Secretary (Maternity Cover - Fixed Term Contract)

Job Title: Legal Secretary (Maternity Cover - Fixed Term Contract)
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Stockport
Salary: £20,000 - £22,000
REF: 1704
Contact Name: Cameran Waite
Contact Email:

A well-established, and friendly family-run practice is looking for an experienced Legal Secretary to join them at their office in Stockport. 

Working as part of a close-knit team, you’ll work closely alongside specialist conveyancing, family and private client solicitors to provide administrative support. 

This is a fixed-term contract role to cover maternity leave over a period of 8-12 months. 


Legal Secretary – Stockport 

The company & role 

  • A forward-thinking regional law firm with solid growth plans and 5 offices across Manchester and Cheshire 

  • You’ll assist colleagues from various departments with tasks including audio typing, taking telephone calls, managing files and dealing with messages from clients 

  • Commutable from Stockport, Wilmslow, Alderley Edge, Altrincham and Cheadle 

Added extras and benefits 

  • Competitive pay 

  • 20 days holidays increasing with length of service 

  • Christmas closure without having to use up annual leave 

The ideal candidate 

  • A Legal Secretary with experience using a case management system and dictation software 

  • May have experience working within a residential, family or private client team but this isn’t essential 

  • Will have a good telephone manner and be confident taking incoming calls and messages from clients 

  • Will be well organised and have excellent time management skills 

  • Will be committed to providing a high level of customer service 


How to apply for this Legal Secretary role  

If this sounds like the job for you, you can apply via this website by clicking ‘Apply’ above.  

Alternatively, to learn more about this opportunity or to register your interest, contact Cameran on 03300 245 606 or email

Cameran is an Associate Consultant here at Realm and specialises in the recruitment of conveyancing lawyers. Working with conveyancing teams across the North West, he recruits for a variety of property roles, ranging from conveyancing solicitors to licensed conveyancers. If you’re a property lawyer looking to take your next step, Cameran is ready to help you. 

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