Legal Secretary: Northwich

*UPDATE* Applications are now closed. If you have submitted your CV, thank you. Should we wish to speak to you further we will be in touch. We apologise but due to the large number of applications, we cannot respond to those who were not successful. We wish you all the best.

Our Northwich, London Road office is looking for an experienced legal secretary to work in the Personal Dispute Resolution team.

 

Hours:  5 days per week,  8.30 – 5.00

Purpose of Role: To provide a high quality administration service to the Firm and its fee earners.

Responsible to: Partner

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Transcription of digital dictation and copy work.
  • Answering phone calls and directing phone calls to appropriate person or take messages.
  • Making appointments for clients and producing file notes with telephone and other communications.
  • Filing correspondence.
  • Opening new files at the direction of the fee earner
  • Provide reception cover as required.
  • Such other tasks as the firm may from time to time require.

Experience: Experience as a legal secretary, preferably within Dispute Resolution, is preferred.

Knowledge / Skills:

  • Audio, copy typing and word processing with an accurate speed of 60 words per minute.
  • Communicate effectively and courteously and convey information accurately.
  • Ensuring confidentiality of all matters dealt with.
  • Work calmly and accurately under pressure.
  • Prioritise tasks.
  • Willingness and ability to learn new technology.

Qualities:

  • Discretion and ability to work in a confidential environment
  • Pleasant, approachable and polite
  • Flexible and adaptable
  • Ability to work as a part of a team
  • Highly motivated

Application process: Please send your CV with a covering letter to recruitment@butcher-barlow.co.uk.  No application form is required.

*UPDATE* Applications are now closed. If you have submitted your CV, thank you. Should we wish to speak to you further we will be in touch. We apologise but due to the large number of applications, we cannot respond to those who were not successful. We wish you all the best.

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