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Clinical Negligence Legal Secretary

Clinical Negligence Legal Secretary

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    Dependant on experience

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    Nicole Smith

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    02922 260 612

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    about 1 month ago

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Clinical Negligence Secretary
UK – Newport – Highly regarded firm – Competitive Salary

Yolk Recruitment is working with a local firm with offices in Newport and Cardiff covering a diverse range of the law, from conveyancing and personal injury, family law and wills and probate, clinical negligence and care, right through to commercial, employment law and dispute resolution.

This role sits within the Clinical Negligence team which provides a wide range of advice to private and public sector bodies ranging from matters such as complex birth injury to care home negligence.
Within this position you would be working on sensitive matters alongside paralegals, junior solicitors reporting to the Clinical Negligence Partner.
This is what you'll be doing 

As a Clinical Negligence Secretary you will deal with a varied case load of Clinical Negligence matters and will be responsible for the following:
  • Assist fee earners ensuring all routine administrative processes are managed along as well diary management
  • Prepare correspondence through audio typing and word processing.
  • Deal with post and drafting replies accordingly.
  • Administer filing relating to Clinical Negligence matters including opening, closing, storage and retrieval of client files.
  • Resolving debit or credit balances.
  • Manage diaries, taking minutes of meetings circulating as appropriate.
  • Attend to clients in person or on the telephone.
  • Deal with clients queries whenever possible referring matters to the fee earner as and when necessary.
This is what you'll bring to the Team

You will have experience working in secretarial and administrative practices and possess excellent word-processing and audio typing skills with proven high standards of accuracy, quality and timeliness.
In addition to the above you will be: -
  • Initiative to make basic decisions in relation to client matters.
  • Be self-motivated with the ability to meet tight deadlines.
  • Be capable to work effectively under pressure.
  • Strong organisational skills with the ability to prioritise and reallocate work accordingly
Though not essential, you will also have the following: -
  • Experience of working in a legal office in a secretarial or administrative capacity.
  • Experience of working with Case Management Systems
  • An understanding of Videss, accounts ledgers and digital dictation systems
This is what you'll get in return

This is an excellent opportunity for a Clinical Negligence Secretary to join a firm which is highly regarded, and these are a few of the benefits you will get in return:
  • Competitive salary
  • Annual leave of 20 days plus bank holidays with an additional 1 day’s holiday upon completion of two years’ service per year up to a maximum of 5 additional days.
  • Discounted Health Cover via BUPA
  • Discounted NCP Season Car Parking Ticket
  • Specsavers Discount to include a full sight and eye health check. Hybrid working
  • Auto-enrolment on the Company’s Group Pension Scheme
  • Income protection
  • Life Cover (Death in Service Benefit)
  • Birthday Voucher
Are you interested in this position? 

If you are looking to pursue the next step in your career with a highly regarded law firm, we encourage you to apply by contacting Nicole Smith on 07458 161 770 or alternatively send your CV to
Yolk Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer and embraces diversity in our workforce. We employ the best people for the job at hand and actively encourage applications from all qualified candidates, regardless of gender, age, race, religion, sexual orientation, disability, educational background, parental status, gender identity or any other protected characteristic. We champion and celebrate diversity at Yolk allowing our team to bring their whole selves to work.
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