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Legal Secretary

Legal Secretary

  • Location

    Newport

  • Sector:

    Office Support & HR

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £22000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Karis Bader

  • Email:

    karis.bader@yolkrecruitment.com

  • Contact phone:

    02921 673 721

  • Job ref:

    BH-29868

  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-09-15

  • Start date:

    2022-08-15

  • Liquid error: internal


Yolk Recruitment are working closely with a leading regional law firm to hire a Legal Secretary to come and join their team in Newport.
They pride themselves on being a forward thinking, innovative practice. They believe that a good business places its culture and the welfare of its people at its core.
This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Receptionist or Administrator looking for a new career within a well-established law firm.

What you will be doing

As a Legal Secretary you will be required to support all teams in the business with administrative duties.
You will also:

  • Undertake all Secretarial Responsibilities in the office to include letters, documents, memos

  • To take messages in absence of Fee Earner

  • To update case management system as required

  • To requisition payments and bills as requested by Fee Earners

  • Attend meetings if required and take notes.

  • Answer incoming calls if necessary

  • Cover Reception as necessary

The experience you’ll bring to the team
As a passionate Legal Secretary, you’ll need to have previous experience working as a secretary or experience within a similar role, alongside:

  • A friendly and welcoming manner

  • Excellent communication skills with people at all levels

  • Excellent IT skills, including knowledge of Microsoft Office

  • Fantastic organisation and administrative skills, with a keen eye for detail and the ability to prioritise own workload

  • Self-motivated and the ability to multitask whilst working in a fast-paced environment

  • Enthusiasm and commitment

  • General office admin skills

And this is what you’ll get in return
As a legal secretary you will receive a salary of £21k to £22k depending on experience. Working hours are Monday to Friday 09:00 – 17:30. You will also receive:

  • A fantastic and family-like team to work with every day

  • Workplace pension scheme

  • Bank holidays and Christmas Shutdown Period 

  • Life cover policy


Are you up to the challenge?

If you believe that you have the skills and experience for the role – then please get in touch.  We also offer a referral scheme for any candidates whose details are passed to us that we successfully place.  If you have any further questions, then please contact Karis Bader on 07458161365

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