Legal Secretary

  • Job Reference: 13010
  • Date Posted: 30 May 2024
  • Recruiter: Paul Mitchell Associates
  • Location: Ashby de la Zouch, Leicestershire, England
  • Salary: £12.00 to £12.50 Per Hour
  • Bonus/Benefits: + Excellent Benefits
  • Sector: Administration
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Duration: Temporary with view to Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Legal Secretary – ID: 13010

Our client a firm of Solicitors, based in Ashby-de-la-Zouch, is seeking an experienced Legal Secretary for a temporary assignment with a view to a permanent role.

About the role

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced, dynamic Legal Secretary to join its Conveyancing team, supporting multiple fee earners up to Director level.

This is a full time, office-based role where the successful candidate will possess excellent technical, organisational, written and communications skills.

Main responsibilities

If you are looking for a role where using your initiative is encouraged and you are looking to get more involved with clients and the drafting of documents, this could be the role for you. The firm are looking for a team player who can hit the ground running with duties such as:

  • Preparing correspondence and documents through audio-typing
  • Preparing documents using the firm’s case management system
  • Attending clients both in person and on the telephone, providing support in a professional and friendly manner in keeping with the firm’s standards for client care
  • Answering telephone calls and dealing with queries
  • Record attendance details accurately within the case management system
  • Taking and recording accurately any messages, passing them to the appropriate person without delay
  • Undertaking all necessary copying and scanning
  • Providing support to other secretaries as required
  • Making appointments, arranging meetings and maintaining an up-to-date diary for the relevant fee earner
  • Undertaking specific training when required to do so, and overall to have a responsibility towards self-development
  • Ensuring the confidentiality of all the firm’s and clients’ documentation and information
  • Complying with the terms of the Office Manual and any other reasonable request that may be made by the Head of Department or another Director.

Skills, qualifications and experience

To be successful in this role, candidates will possess:

  • Previous experience as a Legal Secretary, preferably within conveyancing
  • Good technical knowledge within Microsoft office and case management systems
  • Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal)
  • A professional and polite telephone manner
  • The ability to work as part of a team, as well as using their own initiative
  • A can do attitude
  • Strong organisational skills with great attention to detail

Our benefits

They are a firm who work hard but play hard too! We have lots of benefits and perks to offer anyone joining our team. Here’s some of what we offer:

  • 23 days holiday, plus bank holidays, plus Christmas shut down period.
  • Option to purchase up to 5 additional days holiday
  • Life assurance death in service benefit at 3x salary,
  • Private GP service
  • Annual performance related bonus scheme
  • New employee referral incentives
  • Company sick pay
  • Professional development

Other perks include: employee of the quarter awards, birthday wheel, payday lunches, social events and volunteer time off.

Our values

Drive: Have energy and enthusiasm to get the job done;

Innovate: Look to develop and change for the better;

Connect: Connect to customers and colleagues;

Collaborate: Work together for our customers and community;

Excel: Provide excellent customer service

The Right Person

  • Previous legal secretarial experience.
  • For the right person this role may become a permanent position.


  • Appointment Type: Temporary with view to permanent
  • Hourly Rate: £12.00 - £12.50 per hour
  • Hours: Full-Time 9am – 5pm (Mon – Fri)

If you – or someone you might know – are interested & think this opportunity may be suitable, APPLY ONLINE or call Paul Mitchell Associates (quoting ref: 13010) on 0116 254 9404.