Legal Secretary required to join a Litigation Department in Newcastle upon Tyne
Well-established and reputable Newcastle law firm require an additional Legal Secretary to join their Litigation department. Providing full secretarial support and assistance to two Litigation Solicitors.
Duties will include:
• Typing, filing, production and distribution of notes and letters, arranging meetings and keeping the diary, dealing with general enquiries, photocopying.
• Supporting the designated lawyers in the management of client expectations; management of the working day commitments and production and delivery of legal services
• Liaising with clients by telephone and in person.
• Providing general secretarial assistance to designated lawyers and the Department as required.
• Willingness to work beyond the limits of the normal working hours where time pressures and workload require additional input from both lawyer and secretary.
You will need:
• At least 3 years experience as a Legal Secretary.
• Experience in litigation preferred.
• Good typing and audio skills and knowledge of Microsoft Word and Microsoft Outlook.
• A good telephone manner with strong organisation and communication skills.
• The ability to work on your own initiative, you’ll handle confidential matters professionally and with discretion.
Our client offers an attractive salary package.
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