Legal Secretary

£18000 - £22000/annum
16 Sep 2017
Job Sector
Contract Type
Full Time


I am currently recruiting for a large law firm based in Dorset, who have a vacancy for a Legal Secretary based across all offices.

Main Responsibilities
• To provide audio typing as dictated by supervising fee-earners
• To word process documents and materials
• Assist in communication with clients, taking telephone calls and accurately recording messages and providing assistance wherever possible
• Assist in the personal organisation of fee-earners through the operation of a diary management system, including a bring forward system, key dates and filing papers
• Undertake admin duties associated with the position such as filing photocopying
• Maintain an effective filing system for all client and other matters
• Provide such secretarial/administrative activities as may reasonably be required by the allocated fee-earners
• Ensure the positive representation of the firm when dealing with clients and other outside agencies
• Maintain and build upon existing client relationships
• Preparing witness statements & instructions to counsel
• Conducting Research as directed
• Provide cover for the department and the rest of the firm as and when required
• To undertake any training as directed in order to ensure that required skills remain in line with the Firms requirements
• Operate all procedures as laid down in the firm’s manual

Knowledge, Skills and Experience
• Good standard of written and spoken English
• Competency and knowledge of procedures and legal requirements in the appropriate area of the law
• Audio typing skills
• Good IT skills
• Excellent organisation, time management and customer service skills
• Must be able to work as a team
• Ability to use initiative essential

• Holidays: 31 days inclusive of bank holidays
A market leading benefits package, as well as regular company social events and a productive and friendly working environment.

If you would like further information about this role then please get in contact with Alison at Mploy in Bournemouth