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Legal Secretary (Criminal Law)

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  • Ref: SD111

Cathedral Appointments currently have an exciting opportunity for a Legal Secretary to join a niche, Criminal law firm located in the centre of Newton Abbot. Although secretarial experience is desired, this is not essential. However, it is imperative that you have fast and accurate typing skills.

Legal Secretary (Criminal Law) responsibilities include...

  • -Supporting fee earners in relation to their caseloads: this will include audio typing, filing of attendance notes, letters and emails, making appointments, liasing with the Courts, Police, CPS and Barristers’ Chambers
  • -Answering the telephone, which may include existing client enquiries, in which case you would be required to direct the call accordingly or take an accurate, detailed message, or you may be required to take a new client enquiry, which will involve taking detailed information down relating to the incident and relaying this in an efficient manner to one of the Legal Advisors

Legal Secretary (Criminal Law) requirements include...

  • -You will be a fast and accurate typist, with speeds in excess of 65wpm
  • -You will have strong communication skills and an excellent telephone manner
  • -You will have a keen eye for detail, as accuracy is of the utmost importance
  • -You will have excellent IT skills; including the use of Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook
  • -Ideally you will have a qualification in Law, or a keen interest in Criminal Law

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a well-established, progressive law firm in a very fast paced role. On offer is a friendly and supportive working environment, with the potential for career progression. If this sounds like the ideal positions for you, please send your CV to Sophia Damshenas at Cathedral Appointments as soon as possible.

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

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