Litigation Legal Secretary London

Sector: Legal

Type: Full Time|Permanent

Litigation Legal Secretary

£35000 – £40000/annum

Full Time, Legal Vacancy In Greater London


Elevate your career in the legal field by joining a dynamic litigation team based in the heart of London. A prestigious law firm is in search of a dedicated Legal Secretary, whose organisational prowess and attention to detail will be pivotal in the seamless operation of their office.

As the backbone of the legal team, your role will be multifaceted, involving document management that encompasses audio typing, meticulous preparation, and systematic organisation of legal files. Your day-to-day responsibilities will also include photocopying, scanning, managing post, and ensuring accurate invoicing. Your adeptness at telephone and email communication will be essential in maintaining the firm's professional standards.

Your role will extend to supporting the legal staff in scheduling, diarising critical deadlines, and conducting legal research to gather vital information for cases. As preparations for trials commence, your skills will be crucial in both physical and electronic bundling. Throughout your duties, handling confidential information with the highest degree of discretion will be paramount.

The ideal candidate will bring proven experience as a Legal Secretary with at least 3 years in a similar role, and worked n a Litigation bias.  Showcasing proficiency in MS Office Suite and familiarity with software applications such as AdobePro and DocuSign. A solid understanding of legal terminology and procedures is expected, as is experience with document management systems. The firm values individuals with a keen eye for detail, exceptional organisational skills, and the ability to prioritise tasks effectively. They are looking for a established Legal Secretary and although the role will develop into more senior responsibilities. 

Excellent written and verbal communication skills are a must, as is the capability to work both independently and collaboratively within a team environment. Familiarity with solicitor's accounts and posting will be advantageous.

In return for your commitment, the firm offers a professional and supportive work environment where your contributions are recognised and valued. You will be working closely with at least two partners, providing a chance to develop your legal expertise and professional network.

If you are ready to take on this integral role and contribute to the success of a leading legal team, please submit your application. Join a firm that not only values your skills but also offers a platform for professional growth and development within the legal sector.

Please note: This role is NOT suitable to candidates looking for their first role in a Legal career or Paralegal's candidates looking to qualify as a Solicitor long term

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