Job Description

Our client is a leading firm of solicitors based in central York who are currently looking for an experienced Legal Secretary to join their Dispute Resolution team.

Job Details

Responsibilities

Supporting a number of Fee Earners, you could be managing their diaries; booking appointments, along with speaking to clients in their absence and taking accurate messages. You could be audio and copy typing letters and other documents as well as formatting any complex templates relevant to personal injury claims, employment disputes, property litigation and Intellectual property disputes and licencing.

Qualities

You may need to open and close all new and old client files, obtain accurate ID and send out the relevant invoices when required as well as accurately updating their case management system.

That’s why we are looking for a secretary who has previous experience within the legal sector, preferably within Dispute Resolution, although other areas of law will be considered. Someone who is self-managed with excellent organisational skills to be able to support a team of Fee Earners efficiently with their daily duties. A secretary who has a good typing speed with the accuracy to match and excellent communication skills both written and verbally.

Experience

This is ideally a full-time position working in central York, Monday to Friday 9am – 5pm with an hour for lunch, however our client may be able to look at a secretary who wants to work 4 full days or 5 shorter days.  There are 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, pension, health plan and various discounts for any legal advice needed for yourself or immediate family.

This vacancy is being advertised through KD Recruitment Limited who are operating as an Employment Agency.

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