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Job Details

Legal Secretary

Location: Guildford

Permanent Full Time

Salary: £28000

Legal Secretary



Full time permanent

37 hours a week

Role Description

Excellent full-time (37 hours a week) opportunity for  Legal Secretary with ideally Dispute Resolution experience. You will be providing support to senior staff members helping the company to operate at optimum efficiency. This role is great for someone who is has a high degree of self- management and great initiative.

Key Responsibilities:

·         Preparing correspondence and documents to including  digital dictation

·         Administer daily filing

·         Make appointments, arrange meetings and to maintain an up to date diary for senior staff.

·         Prepare the conference meetings, including booking rooms arranging refreshments.

·         Provide support and guidance  to junior  secretaries

·         Providing excellent customer service  to clients both in person and on the telephone

·         Operate the Firm’s Case Management System

·         Provide suggestion to improve to the efficiency of the department.

·         Undertake any specific training and training towards self-development.

·         Ensure the confidentiality of all the Firm’s and clients’ documentation and information.


·         At least 1 years’ previous experience as a  Legal Secretary.

·         Advanced IT skills and excellent typing skills

·         Must have a very good understanding of how their fee earner(s) like to work

·         Demonstrates a pro-active approach to work with a positive attitude.

·         Excellent level of attention to client service, being able to interact well with both internal and external clients.

·         Demonstrates ability and willingness to  meet deadlines, work under pressure and work in a team


  • Prior knowledge of Evolution or other case management systems
  • Knowledge of law / legal practice


  • A 37 hour working week
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Private Medical Cover
  • Contributory pension scheme (5% from employer, 3% from employee)
  • Life assurance

·         Annual bonus scheme

  • Travel to Work loan scheme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme

Closing date for applications: April 17, 2020

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Contact Info

Head Office: Carlton Recruitment Solutions Ltd Global House, 1 Ashley Avenue, Epsom,
Surrey KT18 5AD

01372 253350


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