Legal Secretary


Job Title: Experienced Legal Secretary – Property

Location: Southport

Salary: Negotiable

Job type: Permanent, Full time

Hodge Halsall is a traditional but modern firm of solicitors offering a wealth of specialist knowledge to both corporate and individual clients not just locally but across the UK. The firm places importance on providing technically excellent advice with a practical and sensitive approach, working in partnership with its clients. Clients receive friendly and effective advice from a solicitor whom they can trust.

The Role

They are now looking for a full time experienced Legal Secretary with conveyancing experience to support the property department of a leading solicitors. Working within the Property Department you will be responsible for providing secretarial and administrative support to fee earners.

Key Requirements:

  • Opening and creating new files.
  • Creating and updating estate accounts on Excel.
  • Sending and receiving faxes and emails.
  • Preparing letters, memos and bills.
  • Typing complex documents.
  • Copy typing.
  • Filing.
  • Audio typing on digital audio system.
  • Maintaining diaries.
  • Making and taking telephone calls.
  • Seeing clients in reception when necessary.
  • Dealing with new client enquiries.
  • Photocopying.
  • Attending deceased’s home with fee earner to gather paperwork and items of value.
  • Covering for other secretaries and reception as required.
  • Any other duties that are reasonably asked of you by the partners.

The Candidate:

  • Super organised
  • Friendly and helpful
  • Flexible and able to prioritise a changing to do list
  • Detail oriented and accurate
  • Trustworthy, discreet and reliable
  • Self-motivated
  • Articulate and a good communicator
  • Good with English (verbally and written)
  • Proficient in using a computer (especially Word, Excel and MS Office)
  • Able to work in a team
  • Calm under pressure

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Candidates with the relevant experience or job titles of; Legal Secretary, Legal Assistant may also be considered for this role.