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Legal Secretary

Location: Newcastle

Salary: £22000- £25000

Job Type: Permanent

Job ID: 169321

We’re looking for a Team Secretary to join a leading Law Firm in the Newcastle area.

The ideal candidate will support their Commercial Property team as well as cover holiday, absence and overflow in the Corporate, Commercial, Litigation, Employment, and Private Client teams.

The role is based in Newcastle, although the Team Secretary will be required to work across all three of the firm’s offices including Teesside and Leeds as and when required.

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who is organised, able to prioritise tasks, and enjoys variety in their role.

Duties will include:

  • Production of documents and complex document management

  • Efficient management of electronic and paper records relating to clients, contacts, matters, the team and the firm

  • Updating contact records, and joint responsibility with the rest of the firm for quality of data

  • Undertake tasks, under lawyer supervision and within our risk and process framework, related to the delivery of legal services and client relationship management

  • Booking travel and accommodation

  • Dealing effectively with incoming correspondence, calls and other client interactions

  • Ensuring full compliance, to open and close files

  • To complete relevant finance forms and produce bills

  • To competently navigate websites such as Companies House and BETA service, PLC/West Law, Smart Search/Anti-Money Laundering

  • Ensure meetings are correctly scheduled and resources are booked

Experience

  • Legal secretarial experience within commercial property sector

  • Excellent IT skills to include advanced Microsoft office suite

  • Ability to work efficiently under pressure

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and aural

 

If you’re interested in this position, send across your CV and a member of our team will be in touch.