Legal Assistant / Secretary (Private Client)

  • Location
    Totnes, Devon
  • Category
    Legal - Legal Secretary
  • Contract Type
  • Salary
    £ 19000 - £ 21500 / Year
  • OrganizationType

We are working with an independent, local law firm who are seeking a Legal Assistant / Secretary to join their friendly yet successful Private Client Department.

JOB TITLE: Legal Assistant / Secretary (Private Client)


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

SALARY: £19, 000 - £21, 500 DOE (this could be negotiable for the right candidate so please do give us a call should you be interested)

BENEFITS: This role commands 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: As well as providing secretarial support to the fee earner, you will also be responsible for audiotyping of dictation, diary management, client liaison, document production and arrangement of document packs, answering the phones, responding to emails, archiving and filing, managing client records.

THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE: The ideal candidate will have good experience of working as a Legal Assistant / Paralegal, and we are particularly keen to speak with individuals who have experience in a Private Client Department.

We would also love to hear from experienced secretaries who may have experience in an alternative field looking for a new challenge.

We are looking for someone with strong computer and audio-typing skills. You will be confident in forming strong working relationships with clients and colleagues alike and at managing your own busy workload. We are looking for someone with initiative & a can do attitude.

If you are an experienced Legal Assistant or Administrator looking to make a move to a supportive & friendly yet successful firm, we would love to hear from you!

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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