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Legal Secretary

About the role

A leading law firm with a national presence are looking to add a Legal Secretary into their Newcastle office. Supporting the social housing litigation department, you will be an experienced Secretary.

This role is offered working 37.5 hours per week Monday to Friday, 9.00 – 5.00 with hybrid working available.

About the role:

  • Organise and prioritise workload in agreement with fee earners.

  • Diary management on behalf of fee earners

  • Opening and closing files, and maintenance

  • Dealing with clients as requested by fee earners, via email phone and face to face.

  • Document preparation including preparing and submitting documentation for court applications

  • Liaise with other members of the team regarding organising room bookings, and travel and accommodation.

  • Dealing with documents including tax forms and land registry searches

About you:

  • Organised with strong attention to detail, and a positive attitude.

  • Competent in all MS Office packages

  • Experience of working within litigation is preferable

  • Good document preparation skills, including house style, schedule levels, re-formatting documents, track changes and document comparison packages

  • Experience with document production

  • Self-motivated, strong communicator and able to work independently.

What’s in it for you:

  • Competitive holiday allowance plus holiday purchase scheme

  • Private pension and medical insurance

  • Travel and car parking loans

This is a good opportunity to join an expanding law firm who care about their employees.

If you are interested, click “apply now” and one of the team will be in touch.

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