Job opportunity -Part Time Legal Secretary



We are looking for a temporary part-time legal secretary to start immediately for a period of 3 months. A permanent position may become available for the right candidate.


Key Responsibilities and Duties include: 

Word processing / typing and collating correspondence and other documents from audio dictation, amending and formatting documents quickly and accurately

Day to day typing of letters, memoranda, bills, file notes, etc.

Taking messages accurately and passing to appropriate person(s)

Keep information confidential

Creating and amending legal documents

Maintaining diary systems for one fee earner, arranging booking meetings

Maintain an effective filing system and case management system

Receiving and sorting incoming mail where required

Other ad hoc duties as and when required

Scheduling files for archiving and retrieval of files from storage

Ensuring compliance with quality standards and the firm’s policies in general

Other support services including taking minutes of meetings and initiating and replying to correspondence on routine matters


Person Specification – experience and attributes required: 

Previous legal secretary experience, including billing, is preferred but not essential

Good secretarial skills, such as an eye for detail

Enjoy working in a busy environment

Have excellent / fast and accurate typing skills

A spirit of co-operation and a positive and proactive ‘can do’ attitude

Excellent English verbal and written communication skills are essential including the ability to relate to people at all levels

Good at spelling and grammar

Ability to effectively prioritise, excellent organisation and administrative ability

Ability to use initiative and to work well under pressure / to deadlines

High proficiency in all Microsoft office packages is a must together with use of House Styles.

A willingness and capability to serve client needs and handle client relations at the highest level.

Professional telephone manner and the ability to take messages effectively and efficiently

Ability to multi-task

Commitment to the success of the firm

Personable, but highly professional


Please forward enquiries and your CV to Danielle Shawcross by email: