Residential Legal Secretary

Job Title: Residential Legal Secretary
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Manchester
Salary: £18,000 - £22,000
REF: 1876
Contact Name: Cameran Waite
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A well-established, and friendly family-run practice in South Manchester is looking for an experienced Legal Secretary to join them.

Working as part of a close-knit CQS accredited residential team, you’ll work closely alongside a senior conveyancer to provide administrative support. 

Legal Secretary – South Manchester

The company & role 

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

  • In this role, you’ll assist colleagues with tasks including audio typing, taking telephone calls, managing files and dealing with messages from clients 

  • The firm have a supportive culture and offer flexible working to their team 

  • Commutable from Wilmslow, Alderley Edge, Altrincham, Stockport 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 

  • Flexible working 

The ideal candidate 

  • A Legal Secretary with experience using a case management system and audio dictation software (BigHand) 

  • Will have experience working with a residential team supporting a senior colleague 

  • 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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