Legal Secretary


JOB TITLE: Legal Secretary

LOCATION: Street, Somerset

SALARY: up to £23,000 dependant on experience

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

BENEFITS: . A competitive salary, 22 days holiday plus bank holidays, company pension scheme, and friendly and supportive working environment.

THE ROLE: Our client, a professional and reputable local law firm are looking for a hardworking and organised Legal Secretary to join their expanding team. They have 2 positions currently, 1 of which will be working within their Residential Conveyancing team based in Street and one that will be a float secretary working between local offices covering holiday, sickness and busy periods which will involve working in various departments.

Duties will involve:

  • Use digital transcript system to create letters, emails and documents to the highest standard

  • Produce documents which include track changes

  • Prepare draft bills and statements and complete all account forms to enable bills to be produced

  • Demonstrate effective file management, including location/retrieval

  • Support department case load by dealing with file-related queries either face to face or by telephone

  • Answer telephone calls and take messages, as necessary

  • Ensure that clients are dealt with efficiently and politely and that appropriate legal matters are raised within the department

  • Undertake photocopying and scanning of documents

  • Maintain client confidentiality

THE CANDIDATE: You will have proven secretarial experience ideally within a legal environment, however my client will also consider applicants from a medical secretarial background. You must be confident to work without direct supervision and be able to demonstrate excellent organisational and communication skills. You will also have strong experience of Microsoft Office software and formatting skills. Most importantly you will be keen to provide a high level of professional secretarial support working with team members to provide Clients with a high standard of service and professionalism.

HOW TO APPLY: If you are interested in finding out more about this fantastic opportunity please apply online, call the office on 01823285440 or email

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