Legal Secretary - Litigation


Job Description

Our client, a busy law firm based in Mansfield is in search of a Legal Secretary to join their Litigation department.

As a legal secretary, you will be responsible for supporting solicitors by performing a variety of administrative duties, including drafting legal correspondence, answering phones and greeting visitors and communicating with solicitors, clients and court personnel.

Your main priority as a legal secretary is to provide secretarial and administrative support to lawyers and legal executives. Your daily tasks will include:

- Keeping records up to date

- Typing up legal documents

- Answering the phone

- Organising diaries

- Performing legal research

The candidate;

- Legal secretarial experience preferred but not essential.

- Working knowledge of using Windows, Microsoft office, Powerpoint, Outlook and case management systems

- Working knowledge of digital dictation systems

- Experience of working in a professional services environment

- Experience of working in a secretarial/administrative role

- Excellent oral and written communication skills

- Excellent organisational skills Ability to relate to a wide range of clients and manage their expectations

- Commitment to client care

- Willingness to work cooperatively in a team and demonstrates enthusiasm and commitment