Legal Secretary - Durham

  • Location
    Durham, Durham
  • Salary
    £ 18000 - £ 20000 / Year
  • Job type
  • Industry
  • External Reference
  • Category
    Legal - Legal Secretarial

Legal Secretary - Durham

Adecco are delighted to be working with a well established client in Durham who are looking for a Legal Secretary to join their Private Client team.

The client has multiple offices with a fantastic reputation for providing outstanding Legal services to the clients they serve. Their team is friendly and supportive and there looking for a team player to join the buisness on a permanent basis.



Experience required:

  • Ideally, Candidates working within a Private Client department or previously would be preferable.

  • Candidates who have recently graduated will also be considered.

  • You will possess strong organisational and time management skills.

  • You will be able to prioritise your work and be supportive of the wider department.

Daily responsibilities include:

  • Type dictation as part of a secretarial team, typing letters, telephone notes, file notes, statements etc.

  • Working for multiple fee earners

  • General typing as required

  • Preparing forms for court as required

  • Processing client documentation as required

  • Answering the telephone, forwarding calls to fee earners and/or taking messages as appropriate.

  • Opening files for new clients

  • Closing file and making sure accounts are clear

  • Preparing clients monthly bills from matter listing and sending out to clients

  • Provide cover for other secretaries' holidays and absence

  • Franking of post

Bonus Scheme

Adecco also referral fees of upto £250. For further information, please get in contact.

Adecco acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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To speak to a recruitment expert please contact Steven Parker