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Junior Legal Secretary

  • Location:

    Belfast, County Antrim

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  • Salary:

    Up to £23000 per annum

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    [email protected]

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  • Published:

    23 days ago

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Job Description

Brook Street Recruitment delighted to be assisting our Belfast client with the recruitment of a Junior Legal Secretary for their Health care Division

The Junior Legal Secretary will report to the Legal Secretarial Coordinator and Partner and is responsible for supporting the fee earners with daily administrative responsibilities.

Key Responsibilities

* Managing documentation to include scanning and printing of documents, e-filing and updating of fee earner files
* General administration to include Mimecast, diary planning, booking meetings, emails and opening and closing files
* Adhering to all manual and electronic filing systems
* Contacting Counsel, solicitors and other parties on behalf of clients
* Dealing with telephone calls and assisting clients
* Researching and summarising legal information
* Preparing trial bundles and briefs for Counsel
* Issuing correspondence
* Transcribing from digital dictation
* Assisting relevant fee earners in the conduct of files as required
* Preparing legal documents for issue with the Court office
* Billing

Essential Criteria

It is 100% essential that applicants have worked in a legal setting - please note that the client is not interested in employing graduates at this point

* Strong organisational skills, ability to prioritise work and meet target deadlines under time constraints.
* The ability to work on own initiative as well as part of a team.
* Excellent knowledge of PDF, Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook is essential.
* Strong communication skills and be able to take direction.

Desirable Criteria

* Audio-typing experience
* Knowledge of chronologies, specifically medical notes.

Working office hours - Monday to Friday - 9am to 5pm
Salary will start on 23k per annum

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