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Chapman Legal Recruitment Limited

Job Title:
Legal Secretary (Family)
Monday 13th August 2018
Friday 12th October 2018

This is an amazing opportunity for an experienced Legal Secretary to become a part of a fantastic team within an award-winning Family Department based in Blackburn, Lancashire.


The key responsibilities of the Legal Secretary are:

  • All administrative tasks
  • Audio, copy and touch typing
  • Preparing and sending correspondence and invoices to clients
  • Reviewing official correspondence and reporting to clients
  • Reviewing incoming emails, noting instructions and relevant deadlines, replying where appropriate, and saving to electronic files
  • Assisting with arrangements of meetings
  • Compliance with relevant protocols
  • Recording and passing on telephone messages accurately and promptly


The successful candidate will have/be:

  • Previous experience in a similar position
  • Ability to handle and prioritise large volumes of data
  • Excellent audio typing, copy and touch typing skills
  • Excellent administrative skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent IT skills
  • Willingness to support others to achieve firm-wide goals
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing in a clear, concise and friendly manner is essential
  • Client service skills
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Previous experience as an LLP Secretary would be beneficial

This is a permanent position and the hours of work are Monday to Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm with one hour for lunch.

Salary - up to £19,000 (dependent upon experience) plus employee benefits.

For further details, please call Joanna at CHAPMAN LEGAL and email your current CV as soon as possible.

CHAPMAN LEGAL recruit top talent to the legal profession including support roles throughout the UK so should you be seeking an alternative role within a law firm or an in-house legal team, please email your CV. We will be happy to help you find a new position.

If this position isn't for you but you know someone who may be suitable then please contact CHAPMAN LEGAL. We offer a referral fee of £300 for any successful candidates. Terms apply.

We regret that we are only able to contact shortlisted candidates but we may retain your details on our database and consider you for future vacancies.

Please note...This vacancy may be closed at any time if sufficient applications have been received.

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Recruiter information:
Chapman Legal Recruitment Limited
Recruitment / Consulting
Pillar House, 113-115 Bath Road, Cheltenham, Gloucester, GL53 7LS, United Kingdom

Chapman Legal are a recruitment firm with a reputation for excellence and a commitment to providing a first-class service to our clients and candidates.

We connect candidates with opportunities and recruit for private practice, international law firms, in-house legal teams and corporate clients.

If you need help recruiting the very best talent for your business, or would like to discuss your next career move, please call 01772 446 841 or email to arrange a call-back.

The roles we recruit for include:

Barrister, Partner/Consultant, Solicitor, Para Legal, Fee Earner, Case Worker, Legal Executive, Law Cost Draughtsman, Support staff including HR, legal secretarial, non-legal secretarial, facilities/general office, reception/switchboard, legal cashiers and accounts, information technology and marketing.

All enquiries are treated in the strictest confidence.


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