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Legal Secretary

  • Specialisation: N/A
  • Location: Newcastle Office

We are currently expanding our Legal Secretarial Team and are recruiting experienced secretaries to work at our Newcastle city centre office.

Prior experience of working within a legal firm is desirable, in particular within Private Client or Clinical Negligence departments.

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

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

If you would like to apply for this role, please download and complete the standard application form linked below and send to Fran.Rutherford@hay-kilner.co.uk.