Legal Secretary

Job Title: Legal Secretary
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Manchester
Industry:
PA & Secretarial
RTA
Salary: £19,000 - £22,000
REF: 2
Contact Name: Joseph Shenton
Contact Email: joseph.shenton@realmrecruit.com
Job Published: Tuesday 15 May 2018
This is a great opportunity to join a well established top 200 Law firm that specialises in personal injury. On offer is a down to earth working environment with a great work life balance and a genuine scope to progress.
 
Legal Secretary – Manchester  
Experience: 2 years+
Commutable from: Stockport, Cheshire, Sale, Altrincham, Wilmslow, Manchester
Salary: £19,000   - £22,000
 
The company
A leading law firm that has really gone from strength to strength in recent years having made full use of the ABS model. They are incredibly forward-thinking and have had their successes noted by The Lawyer, who have ranked them as a Top 200 firm. They cover the full spectrum of personal injury law, including public liability, occupier’s liability, road traffic accidents, employer’s liability, industrial disease, serious injuries and clinical negligence matters, and have highly productive, streamlined teams.
 
The role
You will work as part of a tight knit team of legal secretaries within a busy Solicitors firm. You will be entrusted with preparing documents and correspondence relating to various personal injury cases and efficiently administer filing. Alongside this you will make appointments, arrange meetings for relevant Fee Earners and speak with clients both in person and over the telephone.
 
The particulars
Essential criteria
  • Legal knowledge
  • Excellent command of English spelling, punctuation and grammar
  • Excellent word processing and audio typing skills
  • Excellent customer service skills, including professional and friendly telephone manner.
 
Desirable criteria
  • Knowledge of the Proclaim case management system
  • Experience of working in a personal injury law firm, or civil litigation firm
  • Audio typing speed of 65+ words per minute
  • Experience of working with court forms and creating pleadings
  • Experience of digital dictation
 
The next step
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