PA / Legal Secretary Wythenshawe, Manchester

Sector: Legal

Type: Full Time|Permanent

PA / Legal Secretary

£24000 – £30000/annum

Full Time, Legal Vacancy In Greater Manchester


Job Title: PA / Legal Secretary
Location: Sharston, M22 4HH
Salary: £24,000 – £30,000 per annum
Job type: Full time, Permanent
About Us:
Established in 2000, Express Solicitors is an award-winning law firm that deals in Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence claims. Based in Manchester, we serve clients nationwide. We are proud of the work we do helping injured people, and this is our core business.
Express Solicitors are currently ranked 80 out of more than 10,000 law firms in the UK and ranked in the top ten for the Best Law Firm to work for in the UK by Best Companies. We have a 5-star ranking with Trust Pilot from over 5,500 reviews, which, coming from our clients, means a lot to us.
About The Role:
We are looking for an experienced legal secretary and a PA to join our Occupiers/Public Liability team. There are two roles, one will be working with a Partner, and one supporting a pool of secretaries, working together to support our fee earners with audio typing and the preparation of documents and correspondence. Your role as a legal secretary/PA will require excellent interpersonal skills in liaising directly with clients and third parties. Our legal secretaries also get involved with diary management and court documents.
Key Aspects of the Role:
* You will be working in the occupiers & public liability team
* Preparing correspondence and documents including pleadings and court bundles
* Photocopying and scanning documents (with assistance from Administration team if needed)
* Inbound and outbound calls to clients and others in a professional and friendly manner
* Arrange appointments/meetings and liaise with lawyers, clients, Counsel and others
* Supporting other secretaries and the administration team as required
* Helping to update the Proclaim case management system where possible
Person Specification:
* Prior experience working as a legal secretary/PA is essential, but we are happy to train you in the area of personal injury
* An excellent command of spelling, punctuation and grammar is required
* Sound knowledge of Microsoft Office packages, if you have experience of the Proclaim case management system that would be advantageous
* Audio typing skills of 65+wpm, ideally with digital dictation experience
* Ability to prioritise daily workload
* Acute attention to detail
* Excellent customer service skills, including professional and friendly telephone manner
Salary, Hours & Benefits:
* Salary: £24,000 – £30,000
* Our standard working hours are 8:30am to 5:30am Monday-Thursday and 8:30am to 5pm Friday
* 3/2 alternative working from home pattern staff after probation
* 23 days holiday a year, rising to 26 days
* 3 holiday buy backs per year after 1 year of service
* Extra day's holiday for your birthday after 2 years' service
* Private medical insurance available after 2 years' service
* Death in Service – 2 x salary
* Active social committee with generous departmental and firm-wide social budget
* Active training culture and various groups and events such as Diversity & Inclusion
* Netball / Football team, 10km Manchester team and more
* Enhanced Maternity Leave payment if you have over 1 year tenure
* Other benefits including Employee Assistance Programme, free fruit & annual flu jab
Recruitment Process:
Please send a CV and covering letter by clicking APPLY.
Our employees are our most important asset and it's our employees who have made Express Solicitors the success it is today. Our recruitment process consolidates that success.
At Express Solicitors, we rate skill and ability above all else and therefore our recruitment policy encourages applications from all.
Candidates with the relevant experience or job titles of; Legal Assistant, Family Secretary, PA, Legal Typist, Typist, Legal PA, Secretary, Legal Administrator, Legal Office Support, Legal Assistant, Legal Business Support, Fee Earner Support, Customer Service Administrator, Customer Service, Administrator may also be considered for this role

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