Dispute Resolution Legal Secretary

  • Date Posted:
  • Location:Brighton
  • Sector:Legal
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Salary:£30000/annum Salary depending on experience up to £30k GBP
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Job Description

We are seeking an experienced legal secretary to join our clients busy Dispute Resolution department in central Brighton. You will be providing support to a small team dealing with a range of client-focussed secretarial and administrative tasks.

You will have previous legal secretarial experience, ideally in a dispute resolution/commercial litigation team, but we will consider experience gained in other legal areas.

Duties included:

Supporting a small team, dealing with a range of client-focused secretarial and administrative tasks.
Electronic diary management, booking rooms and arranging meetings.
Liaising with Clients and other parties.
Using a case management system for client files.
Scanning in and time recording of incoming post and emails.
Maintaining orderly files – keeping filing up to date.
Prepare Court/Counsel bundles as required.
Photocopying of documents.
Handling incoming telephone calls in an efficient and courteous manner, dealing with queries where possible and passing on in a timely manner.

Experience required:

Previous legal secretarial, ideally in a dispute resolution/commercial litigation team.
Experience of legal billing, with a good standard of numeracy.
Good IT skills and fast accurate typing speeds.
Good administrative and time management skills.

What they offer:

Salary depending on experience up to £30K.
25 Days holiday plus bank holidays.
Company pension scheme.

Full time: Monday – Friday with a minimum of 3 days in office per week and 2 days from home