• Permanent
  • Leeds
  • 20000

Job Title: Legal Secretary: Commercial Litigation
Location: Leeds City Centre
Salary: £20,000 to £25,000
Contract: Full Time, Permeant
 

Who we are:

CRA Consulting are a specialist legal recruiter, operating across the UK. CRA works in partnership with reputable law firms with either local, regional, national or international presence. We recruit at all levels from board, director and partnership level through to support staff.

For additional information on how we can assist you with your next career move, visit the CRA Consulting Website at www.craconsultants.com.

About the business:

Our client are a regionally recognised law firm with strong presence in the local high streets. The firm hold a great reputation and boast excellent work quality, a strong business model and experienced professionals throughout. In addition, the Commercial Disputes team have an excellent financial performance record over many years. 

This opportunity is ideal for an experienced dispute resolution professional wanting to further their career with excellent quality, meaningful work. As the successful candidate, you will be joining a friendly organisation with a great working environment.  

If successful, you will perform the following role as an Commercial Litigation Legal Secretary:

  • Assisting with a varied commercial disputes caseload including disputes amongst business owners, professional negligence, commercial property disputes, finance disputes, commercial debt recovery and other forms of commercial litigation as required
  • Providing comprehensive secretarial support to a team of dispute resolution fee earners 
  • Handling varied correspondence from new and existing clients
  • General administrative support wherever needed
  • Audio typing through digital dictation 
  • Diary management

The organisation will offer you the following employment benefits package:

  • 23 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Holiday rising to 26 days plus bank holidays after 1 years service
  • Holiday rising to 31 says plus bank holidays after 5 years
  • Pension scheme
  • Life Assurance Scheme (3x annual salary)
  • Discounted travel to work scheme
  • Healthcare (voluntary benefit)
  • Recruitment initiative for referrals
  • Discounted legal services
  • Free conveyancing 
  • Free will drafting 
  • Employee ownership scheme
  • Profit scheme
  • Bonuses
  • Hybrid working and agile working considered

To apply, you will be required to meet the following criteria:

  • Due to the nature of this role, you will need prior experience working as a Legal Secretary in a business legal services area of law
  • Previous experience within commercial dispute resolution would be highly beneficial and preferred

How to apply:

If this Commercial Litigation Secretary vacancy is of interest, please click the apply button. Alternatively, if you would like to discuss with Rhys Spencer who is managing this vacancy, call 0114 241 8030 for a confidential discussion.

Are you wanting to review additional career opportunities? Visit our jobs page at www.craconsultants.com/jobs

Additional Information:

CRA Legal follow strict best practice recruitment guidelines monitored by the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC). Please note our advertisements use salary levels purely as a guide. However we are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil the role.

This Commercial Litigation Secretary vacancy is very popular with the local legal community, so please apply quickly to ensure your application is considered. As part of our candidate registration and care process we at CRA Legal aim to respond to all successful applications within 2 working days.

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