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Float Legal Secretary

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  • Ref: SD121

Cathedral Appointments are currently recruiting for a Float Legal Secretary to join a large, leading Law Firm covering their offices throughout Somerset & Dorset. This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Legal Secretary, who is looking for a varied workload and to work across multiple offices.

Float Legal Secretary responsibilities include...

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Audio typing and the production of accurate, timely and professionally presented documentation
  • Client communication via the telephone, accurately recording messages and providing assistance where possible
  • Effective diary management
  • The efficient upkeep of all databases, records, filing systems, along with the opening and closing of files
  • Ensuring a positive representation of the firm at all times
  • Undertaking training as directed
  • Complying with policies and procedures as set down by the Firm

Float Legal Secretary requirements include...


  • -A minimum of 2 years’ experience as a Legal Secretary is essential
  • -You must also have experience within at least 2 different areas of law, with ideally one being Conveyancing/Land Law
  • -Audio/Copy typing experience, ideally with speeds of 60wpm plus
  • -You will be highly organised, with exceptional communication skills, a keen eye for detail and a professional, confident manner
  • -You will have excellent IT skills; including the use of Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook
  • -You will be able to work effectively as part of a team as well as working on your own initiative
  • -A high degree of diplomacy and confidentiality in respect of clients and client’s matters
  • -Digital dictation and case management experience advantageous

In order to be considered for this role, you must have a full driving licence and access to a vehicle, as travel between offices is required (mileage paid). The successful candidate will receive a competitive starting salary, excellent benefits and a varied, friendly working environment.

Please note, Cathedral Appointments are acting as a recruitment agency in relation to the above role.

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