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Senior Legal Secretary / Legal Assistant – Family Team – Three days from home – Legal 500 team

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Our client, a leading national law firm based close to transport links in Manchester City Centre, is looking for a senior legal secretary / legal assistant to join its highly regarded, Legal 500 family team.

This well-respected, national, multi-service firm offers an unrivalled flexible and agile working environment, as working from home is available for most of the week – which is unusual for a legal secretary role.

The right candidate will have experience of working within a family team and ideally will have experience of dealing with costs queries, file reviews, aged debt and billing runs, or managing the processes around them / organising this within the team.

The firm is set for future growth and has an extensive in-house progression framework that supports its team members in developing new skills and further their career.

You’ll be joining a well-resourced team with plenty of paralegals and other administrative team members, friendly lawyers who are great at what they do, intuitive tech systems, and ample support on offer to enable you to perform to your absolute best.

With a large and diverse client base, including complex cases, you’ll find your job interesting and enjoy coming to work each day.

In addition to a hybrid working arrangement, this award-winning firm offers a competitive salary and benefits package, including 25 days holiday allowance plus the option to purchase an extra 5 days and enhanced pension scheme.

They also have a fantastic brand identity and will be a fantastic addition to anyone looking to add desirable national firm experience to their CV.

For a fresh start, contact us today!

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’.

Alternatively, to learn more about this opportunity or to register your interest, contact Ben Cowlishaw at Realm Recruit.

Ben is a Consultant at Realm and specialises in the recruitment of residential property lawyers and legal support professionals. Working with departments across the North West, he recruits for roles at all levels, from conveyancing assistants through to Head of Department positions. If you’re a conveyancing lawyer looking to make a move, Ben can help you find the right role.

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Key details


£26,000 - £26,000


  • Greater Manchester

Role type

  • Hybrid working

Contract type

  • Permanent

Practice area

Family, Secretarial & Admin

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Ben Cowlishaw

Consultant for this role

Ben specialises in the recruitment of residential conveyancers and legal support professionals across the North West.

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