Legal Assistant (Private Client)

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

We have a rare opportunity available with an independent, local law firm who are seeking a Legal Assistant to join their established Private Client Department.

Are you an ambitious law graduate looking for your first legal role with a supportive yet professional and reputable firm, perhaps with ambition to progress into a Paralegal role? Or are you an experienced Legal Assistant looking for a role with a friendly team who have a real passion for what they do? We would love to hear from you!

JOB TITLE: Legal Assistant (Private Client)


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

SALARY: Dependent on experience

BENEFITS: This role comes with a fantastic benefit package - very generous annual leave - 25 days holiday plus bank holidays! Parking permit, progression opportunities, 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: You will provide secretarial support to the fee earner and will be on hand to assist with a wide variety of tasks to ensure the smooth running of the department. Responsibilities might include:

  • Providing admin support to the partner and team

  • Ensuring client records and files are up to date

  • Faxing, photocopying and scanning

  • Filing and archiving

  • Typing and audiotyping of fee earner notes, records and correspondence

  • Gathering data for files, opening and closing files

  • Preparing and producing documents

  • Liaising with clients and dealing with client enquiries

  • Booking client appointments and arranging meetings

  • Management of team diary and appointments

  • Answering the phones

  • General ad hoc admin tasks


  • Strong computer and typing skills

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

  • Someone who can demonstrate a flexible and can do approach to work

  • A professional and polite telephone manner

  • Experience in providing excellent client or customer service

  • A team player

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

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