Senior Legal Secretary/PA
Salary: £22,000 – £26,000
Contract: Full Time, Permanent
CRA Legal are representing an established law firm in Sheffield. Our client is a full service law firm which offers a range of legal services. The firm are looking for a Legal Secretary with previous experience dealing with Personal Injury or Litigation.
- Administrative Support: Perform a wide range of administrative tasks, including managing phone calls, scheduling appointments, coordinating meetings, and maintaining an organised filing system.
- Document Preparation: Prepare and format legal documents, correspondence, and court forms accurately and promptly.
- Case Management: Assist lawyers with file management, maintaining case calendars, and monitoring court deadlines to ensure timely completion of tasks and submissions.
- Client Communication: Act as a point of contact for clients, providing excellent customer service and handling inquiries professionally and efficiently.
- Legal Research: Conduct legal research on relevant statutes, case laws, and regulations to support case preparation and development.
- Billing and Finance: Assist with billing activities, including generating invoices, tracking expenses, and updating financial records.
- Court Filings: Prepare and submit court filings, ensuring compliance with applicable rules and regulations.
- Records Management: Maintain accurate and up-to-date records, both in physical and electronic formats, while ensuring confidentiality and data protection.
- Liaison: Collaborate effectively with colleagues, legal professionals, clients, and external stakeholders to facilitate smooth case progression.
- Continuous Learning: Stay informed about changes in legal procedures, regulations, and best practices within the Personal Injury & Litigation fields.
Qualifications and Requirements:
- Proven experience working as a Legal Secretary, preferably within a Litigation or Personal Injury.
- Strong knowledge of legal terminology, court procedures, and legal document formatting.
- Proficiency in using case management software and MS Office suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.).
- Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, with a keen attention to detail.
- Ability to multitask, prioritize workload, and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
- Strong organizational and problem-solving abilities.
- An understanding of confidentiality and the ability to handle sensitive information with discretion.
- Familiarity with Sheffield’s legal landscape and regulations would be advantageous.
How to apply:
If this Legal Secretary vacancy is of interest, please click the apply button. Alternatively, if you would like to discuss with Adam Perry who is managing this vacancy, call 0114 241 8030 for a confidential discussion.
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