Legal Secretary

  • Location
    Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear
  • Salary
    £ 19000 - £ 21000 / Year
  • Category
    Legal - Legal Secretarial
  • Job type
  • Industry
  • External Reference

We are delighted to be working with a well-established legal firm in Newcastle who are looking for a Legal Secretary to support the fee earners within the Commercial department.

My client offers a competitive salary, great benefits package and opportunity to grow with the business. This firm is well known for their great working environment as well as involvement in many social projects in the North East.


  • Deal with clients face to face as well as over the phone.

  • Assisting fee earners with administrative tasks

  • Compliance-related activities (checking documents and IDs)

  • Managing travel arrangements for partners and fee earners

  • Proof reading of all documents and typing of letters/contracts

  • Audio/ copy typing of letters, forms and documents.

  • Invoicing

  • Drafting of legal documents

  • Diary management, arranging and organising meetings and appointments.

  • General administration tasks and taking messages when needed


  • Previous experience as a Legal Secretary, preferably from a Commercial/Corporate department

  • Audio typing experience with minimum speed of 65 wpm

  • Proactive individual with ability to multitask and deliver to deadlines

  • High organisational skills, keen attention to details

  • Commercially aware

  • Experience of assisting fee earners as part of a team would be beneficial

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Please apply with your CV to: Summer Walker