Legal Secretary - Litigation

Legal Secretary (Litigation) - Edinburgh - Salary £25,000 p/a +  DOE

Are you an experienced Legal Secretary looking for a new challenge? Are you motivated, driven and well organised? Do you want to work for a forward-thinking, progressive firm based in Edinburgh? 

We are looking to speak to Legal Secretaries with experience in the Family Law or Litigation sector for a new role based in Edinburgh. This is a great opportunity to join a progressive firm, who are highly regarded in their sector. Ideally, for this position you will be well organised, professional and hold a strong attention to detail when executing key tasks for partners and fee earners. You will take pride in your work and act as a brand ambassador at all times when working individually and within your wider team.

This is a full-time, permanent role working Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm. There is a great salary available up to 25k + p/a DOE. 

Are you who we are looking for?

  • You are an experienced legal secretary within Family Law or Litigation (preferred but not essential)
  • You are able to work well to your own initiative daily 
  • You have a strong attention to detail and are able to complete all work to the highest standards
  • You are a confident communicator and able to liaise with various levels within the business
  • You have experience utilising case management systems 
  • You are able to prioritise your workload daily and have excellent organisation skills 
  • You have full working knowledge of Microsoft Word packages
  • You are able to build strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders daily 
  • You have excellent typing and secretarial skills

 

What is the day to day like?

  • Completing typing for all fee earners, including transcribing audio dictation and copy typing from draft documents 
  • Producing documentation in a professional and accurate manner 
  • Copying and binding documentation
  • Implementing and maintaining files and records on the internal system, ensuring all information is up to date and accurate 
  • Completing diary management and meeting organisation
  • Setting up new appointments 
  • Dealing with inbound calls from clients in a professional manner 
  • Opening and closing files and completing new client processes 
  • Preparing documentation for all court hearings and instructions for counsel
  • Assisting with drafting fees when required
  • Completing various other secretarial duties as required

Interested? If so, please forward your CV to Chivonne via the link below!

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