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26 days ago
Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment
Salary: Up to £25000.00 per annum + Good Package
Location: Manchester
Job type: Permanent
Job sector: Private Practice
Experience: Any or N/A
Contact: Lilly Tomlinson
Sector: Personal Injury
Category: Legal Secretary Jobs

Legal Secretary
Manchester
£DOE

My client are a reputable Defendant Insurance Legal Firm with offices across all the Major Cities in the UK. Due to growth my client are looking to appoint an experienced Legal Secretary to play a critical part in the success and growth.

As the Legal Secretary you will provide office based legal administrative support to the team including dealing with billing, email
correspondence, filing, scanning and faxing, chasing experts and witnesses, dealing with telephone calls
(both internally and externally), travel booking, diary management including meeting bookings and Court
dates/Counsel, gathering and recording of client MI, administering the case management system and
maintaining other office systems.

Ideally candidates will have a professional attitude, excellent communication skills and take pride in their accuracy. You
will be keen to set an professional example to more junior member of the team and guide and support
them. My client is wanting someone who has come from a law firm, or be from a medico-legal or professional services
background. As they may be required to know some legal terminology, particularly relating to personal injury or
litigation, we would love to hear from you.

Knowledge and Skills
❑ Experienced team supervision;
❑ Knowledge and understanding of basic office procedures and terminology;
❑ Be able to complete routine and non-routine tasks in an office environment;
❑ Be able to plan and organise both familiar and new tasks;
❑ Be able to use a problem-solving approach to respond appropriately to a wide
range of enquiries;
❑ Can use standard applications to process, obtain and combine information;
❑ Be able to work using own initiative or with others on tasks with minimum
supervision;

Experience required:
❑ Experience of supervising a team
❑ GCSE/O Level - English Language and Mathematics (A-C)
❑ Experience within a legal/insurance
❑ administrative environment (1 year)
❑ Good standard of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint

Desirable:
❑ Audio-typing
❑ Case management experience
❑ Telephone call handling experience
❑ Case management experience
❑ Telephone call handling experience

So does this sound of interest to you? Then send me your CV to get involved!

Please contact Lilly Tomlinson, Associate Recruitment Consultant, to discuss the role in more detail or apply through the vacancy for immediate consideration.

Douglas Scott are a legal recruitment expert and the UK's leading law firms trust us with their legal vacancies. We are a regulated recruitment consultancy and will discuss this role and seek your approval before submitting an application directly to the decision maker.

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