Legal Secretary - All specialisms

Edinburgh & Glasgow

£21,000 - £25,000

Utopian Recruitment is working in partnership with the Legal sector and seeking experienced Legal Secretaries with a background within Corporate / Private Client / Property / Litigation.

With full time, permanent opportunities available to start as soon as possible across Edinburgh & Glasgow. if you offer experience and looking for a new opportunity, we want to hear from you!

Your key duties will include:

  • Supporting Partners and wider team with a variety of administrative duties
  • Drafting a variety of legal correspondence
  • Answering phones and greeting visitors and communicating with solicitors, clients and court personnel
  • Transcribe and proofread legal documents
  • File, organise, scan, copy and fax legal documents
  • Schedule court depositions, hearings and other meetings
  • Make travel arrangements for Partners
  • Process third-party and vendor invoices

To be considered for these opportunities, we are looking for the following background/experience:

  • 3+ years’ experience as a paralegal or legal secretary
  • Familiarity with legal documents and terminology
  • Proficiency with MS Office
  • Typing speed of at least 50 wpm with a high rate of accuracy
  • Able to effectively prioritise and meet deadlines
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Courteous and professional manner at all times
  • Able to work as a team with Solicitors
  • Strong sense of discretion

In return you will receive the opportunity to really be part of a great team, excellent starting salary, generous holiday allowance and pension.

For more information or to apply, please email your CV ASAP!

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