Legal Secretary/Assistant (Litigation)

Location
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Salary
Negotiable depending on experience plus competitive benefits package
Posted
03 Oct 2019
Closes
03 Nov 2019
Ref
LSG2720.1
Practice area
Commercial litigation
Contract type
Permanent

Our client, an expanding forward-thinking Yorkshire law firm, require an experienced Legal Secretary or Paralegal to join their Litigation team based in Wakefield.  Happy to consider full time and part time hours (4 days per week maximum).

Duties will include:

  • audio/copy typing of letters and forms/documents using Bighand digital dictation,
  • drafting documents,
  • liaising with clients,
  • opening and closing files,
  • preparation of bills,
  • general administrative tasks as required.

You will need:

  • At least 2 years experience as a Legal Secretary or Paralegal in commercial litigation,
  • excellent word-processing and audio-typing skills,
  • digital dictation experience preferred,
  • a professional telephone manner,
  • outstanding organisational skills,
  • a typing speed above 70 wpm and good attention to detail.

Competitive salary and benefits package including; 25 days holidays + bank holidays, company pension, flexible working.