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Legal Secretary


Job Length:Permanent


Firm:Johnsons Solicitors

Job Type:Full Time

Email Address:elizabeth.cardwell@johnsonslaw.co.uk


Practice Area:Other

Web Address:http://www.johnsonssolicitors.com

Johnsons Solicitors are seeking to recruit a Legal Secretary to join their busy team. 

Experience and skills

  • Must have a minimum of 2+ years’ experience working as a legal secretary;
  • Reception and general administration experience is desirable;
  • The successful candidate must have good literacy skills, good communications skills, excellent attention to detail and the ability to work as a team member;
  • Experience using digital dictation software is essential;
  • Use of ALB case management system is desirable but not essential.

Key duties and responsibilities

  • Complete digital dictation and any copying typing requirements;
  • Maintaining the companies case management system;
  • Compiling briefs for counsel when required;
  • Filing and photocopying;
  • Arranging consultants and medical appointments, when required;
  • Preparing briefs for counsel and court bundles; and
  • Taking telephone calls on behalf of the partner/solicitor and dealing with clients;
  • Manning the main switchboard, when required, by answering all incoming calls, forwarding callers to the correct individuals and taking messages;
  • Greeting clients to reception;
  • Ordering stationery to include toners for the copiers;
  • Daily bank and lodgement runs, when required;
  • Checking the voicemail each day for new messages and forwarding them to the correct individuals, when required;
  • Arranging bookings for the boardroom;
  • Arranging deliveries and pick-ups from couriers, when required;
  • Recording all outgoing mail, franking it and delivering to the post office and/or DX each afternoon, when required;
  • Opening incoming mail, stamping it with the correct date and distributing accordingly. 

If you wish to apply for this role please email a CV and cover letter to: elizabeth.cardwell@johnsonslaw.co.uk

Closing date for applications is 12 August 2021 at 5pm.

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