Legal Secretary

Job Title: Legal Secretary
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Greater Manchester
Salary: £21,000
REF: 2686
Contact Name: Realm Recruit
Contact Email:

This is an exciting opportunity for a Legal Secretary to join one of Greater Manchester’s most reputable firms.  

In this role, you will be joining the Wills & Probate and Court of Protection Teams secretarial support team. 

The firm provide a clear progression route for their employees and have a long-standing tradition of promoting from within. What’s more, they have a laid-back culture and offer an excellent package of benefits. 

Legal Secretary – Ashton-under-Lyne 

The company & role 

  • A down-to-earth, multi-service firm with a deep-rooted history of serving client within the local community 

  • The firm are committed to the continually training and developing their staff and have been awarded the Investors in People Gold accreditation. 

  • The role will involve providing secretarial support to the lawyers and fee earners including: document creation, file opening and closing, file administration (both paper based and electronic), telephone communication/support both to clients and third parties, attending to new enquiries, diary management. 

  • Commutable from Manchester, Stockport, Ashton-under-Lyne, Tameside, Oldham, Rochdale, High Peak 

 Added extras and benefits 

  • Generous annual leave 

  • Enhanced Sick Pay  

  • Gifts throughout the year 

  • Bonus Scheme 

  • Long lunch breaks  

  • Pension scheme  

  • Death in service 

  • Annual Team Weekends Away 

The ideal candidate 

  • An experienced Legal Secretary  

  • Will have experience in providing legal secretarial support within the area of Wills & Probate and Court of Protection 

  • Will have experience in using Microsoft packages, legal case management software, digital dictation software, other legal IT packages and software 

  • Will have experience in providing support to several lawyers/fee earners as well as working on a 1:1 ratio 

  • A well-organised self-starter 

  • A hard-working team player focused on delivering excellent client 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 Roselynne Zekia at Realm Recruit. 

Roselyne is a Consultant at Realm and specialises in the recruitment of crime, immigration and Legal Support professionals.  Working with departments across the North West and beyond, she recruits for private client roles at all levels, from paralegal to partner. If you’re a crime Solicitor or immigration Lawyer looking to make a move, Roselyne can help you find the right role. 

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Please note: any references to salary and/or experience in our adverts are intended as a guide only. 

Realm is committed to supporting disabled applicants throughout the recruitment process. Applicants are invited to contact Realm to identify any additional support they might require to enable them to make an application. 

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