Legal Administrator

  • Location
    Totnes, Devon
  • Category
    Admin. Secretarial and PA - Administrator
  • Contract Type
  • Salary
  • OrganizationType

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Legal Secretary or Administrator to join a well known South Devon legal practice!

JOB TITLE: Legal Secretary / Administrator


HOURS: 35 hours per week, Monday to Friday (9am - 5pm)

SALARY: Up to £20, 000 per annum DOE

BENEFITS: This firm offer a fantastic benefit package - very generous annual leave - 25 days holiday plus bank holidays! Parking permit, pension scheme, benefits and discounts scheme.

THE COMPANY: An independent law firm, established for over 150 years! They have developed a fantastic reputation for providing a professional, yet friendly and local service. They are particularly proud of the working environment and culture they have created which has been described by employees as supportive, caring & professional!

THE ROLE: This is a great opportunity to join a highly reputable local company in a varied role with a friendly team! You will provide support across a range of functions within the organisation including secretarial and admin support and reception cover. You will be an invaluable resource to the organisation helping to ensure the smooth day to day running of the business. This position would really suit someone who is dynamic, flexible and who enjoys variety in their role!


Within this varied role you will support with all things admin! Some of these responsibilities might include (but are not limited to):

  • Providing secretarial support to fee earners

  • Typing and audiotyping of fee earner notes and records

  • Booking client appointments and arranging meetings

  • Preparing documents and court bundles

  • Providing reception cover - meeting and greeting clients, answering and redirecting calls and responding to any enquiries

  • Ensuring client records and files are up to date

  • Collecting, franking and delivering post

  • Ordering of stationery, office and kitchen supplies

  • Maintaining a tidy, functional and professional office and reception area

  • Supporting with the administration of timesheets

  • Disposing of confidential waste

  • Faxing, photocopying and scanning

  • General ad hoc admin tasks across the business


  • Previous experience in a reception, secretarial or admin position

  • Experience in a legal setting is advantageous but not essential

  • Someone who is confident at managing multiple tasks at one time

  • Someone who can demonstrate a flexible and dynamic approach to work and who enjoys variety

  • A professional and polite telephone manner

  • Experience in providing excellent client or customer service

  • A team player

  • Strong computer skills

TO APPLY: If you are interested in this role we would love to hear from you. Please call Alex on 01392 426200 or email a copy of your CV to

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