Legal Secretary – Litigation Stockport, Greater Manchester

Sector: Legal

Type: Part Time

Legal Secretary – Litigation

£22425/annum pro rata

Part Time, Legal Vacancy In Greater Manchester

 

Legal Secretary – Part Time (3 days per week)

Do you have excellent secretarial skills and a passion for supporting legal professionals? Our client, a well-established law firm based in Stockport, is seeking a Legal Secretary to join their dynamic team on a part-time basis.

As a Legal Secretary, you will have an opportunity to make a valuable contribution to the organisation by undertaking fee earning work under supervision. Your self-management skills and attention to detail will ensure the delivery of services at optimum speed and efficiency.

Responsibilities:

Prioritise work, maintain efficiency, and uphold client care standards
Type dictations accurately and efficiently
Assist fee earners in handling tasks on behalf of clients, following the firm's quality and risk management procedures
Prepare court documents and bundles in accordance with instructions from fee earners
Provide support to fee earners in their absence, taking calls, and assisting with urgent issues
Keep clients updated without providing legal advice, making follow-up calls, and sending correspondence to accelerate service delivery
Show initiative in requesting information and making inquiries to progress cases promptly
Open new files with the support of fee earners and maintain accurate information
Draught and send standard letters and manage non-standard letters with relevant enclosures
Ensure accuracy and adherence to the firm's house style in all correspondence
Raise bills and handle payments, liaising with the accounts team
Coordinate the administrative element of managing filing, including opening, closing, storage, and retrieval of client files
Support the team with various tasks such as copying, scanning, binding, and courier bookings
Provide secretarial support, including appointment scheduling, travel arrangements, and diary management
Undertake training to enhance legal, supervision, and ICT skillsSkills and Qualifications:

Strong typing skills (audio 70+ wpm) with attention to detail
Excellent organisational and time management abilities
Effective communication skills in various mediums
Experience in legal secretarial roles, ideally within a Dispute Resolution team
Proficient in Case Management and MS Word
Familiarity with Case Management administrationWhat our client offers:

A supportive and inclusive work environment
Training and development opportunities
Competitive salary (Circa £22,425 depending on experience)Join our client's team and contribute to their success as a Legal Secretary. Apply now with your most up-to-date CV and a cover letter outlining your relevant experience and why you are the perfect fit for the role.

Adecco acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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