Brighton, Sussex Recruitment Solutions


An exciting new opportunity has come up with a client of an award winning client of ours in Brighton, for a Legal Secretary to join their Private Client department.

Main Duties

To ensure the smooth flow of documents and correspondence in and out of the


To type legal documents either from hand-written notes or by transcribing digital dictation.

Scan, email and fax correspondence and documents as required.

Undertake file management including opening and closing files and filing all relevant documents.

Photocopying including preparing trial bundles.

Answer the telephone, routine calls and taking new inquiries and messages.

Manage the Fee Earners diary, organizing internal and external meetings.

It is expected that, in accordance with business needs, you will provide support to other secretaries in your department or across the firm by picking up work or covering at times when your workload is light or your usual fee earner is away from the office for whatever reason or at times of urgent business need.

Any other reasonable duties assigned from time to time.

Specialist Skills Required

Excellent IT skills in particular Word. Basic PowerPoint and Excel would also be useful as would experience in working with a Practice Management System.

Telephone skills.

Personal Skills Required

Interest in legal matters and understanding of the need for confidentiality.

A well-organised, careful, conscientious approach.

Ability to work alone and as part of a team.

Ability to work under pressure and to deadlines, planning time and priorities.

Clear speaking and writing.

Good grammar and grasp of the English language - spelling, punctuation and sentence construction.

Enjoy contact with others, good social skills including tact, patience, understanding and persuasiveness

Smart appearance

Qualifications/education required

Good standard of general education, especially English. Numerate and literate

Word processing skills/qualification.

Training as legal secretary or relevant qualification.

Apply now or for immediate consideration!

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