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9 months ago
Heat Recruitment
Salary: £19,000 - £21,000
Location: Dorchester
Job type: Contract/Locum
Job sector: Private Practice
Experience: Any or N/A
Contact: Will Cairns
Sector: Commercial Property
Category: Legal Secretary Jobs

Legal Secretary 

Our Client

An award winning Top 200 UK Law firm with a number of offices across Somerset and Dorset. The work is high value and is both complex and interesting with their training aimed at streamlining work and ensuring that a lot of support and training is given to their employees. Our client puts a lot of emphasis on developing and progressing its existing employees and as a result has been awarded with numerous employee and work environment satisfaction awards. The firm have recently had Partners from Top Tier Central London Law firms join and one of their current Equity Partners was a Trainee with them only 10 years ago. 

The Opportunity

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who has a solid grounding as a Legal Secretary or Secretary in a professional services firm to join a growing and thriving department. You will be working under the Partner in the Commercial Property department and benefit from their vast experience. 

For a candidate that is seeking to progress, this is a unique firm to join as two of their employees that started out as Secretaries went on to become Legal Assistants and are now studying for their LPC as a consequence of being offered Training Contracts by the firm. 

The firm offers a fantastic work/life balance and encourages working smarter, not harder. You will also be joining a very social firm and get the chance to join in in Christmas Parties, Summer Parties and Picnic Days. The offices are modern and spacious and the Partners of the firm enjoy getting to know their employees personally. 

What is needed for me to be considered?

  • The ideal candidate will have recent work experience working as a Legal Secretary
  • Candidates with Secretarial experience in a professional services environment i.e legal, insurance, financial services are also encouraged to apply
  • You will need to be an effective team player and able to manage multiple tasks at any one given time
  • A minimum typing speed of 60wpm is required for this role

What happens next?

Apply today to be considered for this opportunity. If suitable, one of our specialist consultants will be in contact to discuss the opportunity with you in in detail prior to submitting your CV to the client. In this discussion we will aim to identify your specific skills and motivations, and where appropriate recommend other relevant opportunities to you that match your requirements.

If this specific vacancy is not exactly what you are looking for please contact us to discuss other opportunities we may be recruiting for that aren’t necessarily advertised; you can send your CV to this vacancy or contact us directly. Additionally, refer a friend or colleague to us and receive £200 in vouchers if we assist them in securing a new career.

Job Synonyms

Secretary, Legal Secretary, Private Client Legal Secretary

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