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Legal Secretary

  • Specialisation: N/A
  • Location: Newcastle Office


We are a full-service law firm based in the heart of Newcastle city centre and we are currently expanding our Legal Secretarial Team. We are recruiting for an experienced secretary to work at our brand-new Newcastle city centre office and will consider applicants for either a full-time or part-time role.

Hay & Kilner provides a comprehensive service across an extensive range of practice areas, which covers all of our client’s legal requirements.

Successful applicants will report to their relevant Head of Department and will be responsible for:

  • Audio and copy typing for their department
  • Ensuring documents are correctly filed, both electronically and hard copy
  • Having direct contact with the firm’s clients
  • Dealing with straightforward legal documents when required
  • Copying and preparing mail and disclosures for dispatch
  • Making appointments, arranging meetings and maintaining diaries
  • Supporting and assisting fee earners as far as possible

The following skills and experience are relevant:

  • Good speed and accuracy when typing
  • Knowledge of word processing systems
  • Experience of working independently and as part of a team
  • Excellent organisational and communication skills
  • Knowledge of legal terminology

We offer an excellent benefits package and a great working environment. Prior experience of working within a legal firm is desirable.

If you would like to apply, please download and complete the standard application form using the link below and send to ruth.fell@hay-kilner.co.uk.