Serious Injury Legal Secretary
Widnes £18,000 – £20,000
Serious Injury Legal Secretary - 12 Month FTC Liverpool £18,000-£20,000 I am currently recruiting for one of Liverpools most established and forward thinking Law Firms who are keen in appointing a Experienced Personal Injury Legal Secretary to join our team. The role will involve assisting and supporting 12 fee earners whilst sat within a team of 4 impressive Support Professionals. You will provide exemplary secretarial services with duties involving more than just typing and basic secretarial/admin duties, Here you will be given the opportunity to expand on your skills and knowledge by undertaking duties such as drafting court documents and preparing trial bundles and precedent H form’s as well as producing documents using digital dictation and case management systems. Previous experience as a Legal Secretary within Serious/Personal Injury is essential; you must have a friendly and professional attitude, be adaptable and willing to take on more complex workloads, subject to training, whilst working closely with the Solicitors/Legal Executives. The role would suit someone who is organised, works well under pressure, accurate, has an aptitude for learning and excellent attention to detail. The candidate should have strong spoken and written communication skills and must also work well independently and as part of a team in order to meet deadlines. Candidates must be able to type at least 70 words per minute and may be required to undertake a typing & proof reading test. Excellent IT skills and experience of using Microsoft Office is essential and candidates must also possess 4 GCSE grades C or above including English and Maths. As this is a 12 month FTC, if by the end of the contract you have provided good work and show willingness there is a high chance of the contract being extended or go permnanent. For more info call Lilly @ Douglas Scott on 0161 233 6360 or send your CV today to get in the mix!Please contact Lilly Tomlinson, Legal Recruitment Consultant, to discuss the role in more detail or apply through the vacancy for immediate consideration.Douglas Scott are a legal recruitment expert and the UK’s leading law firms trust us with their legal vacancies. We are a regulated recruitment consultancy and will discuss this role and seek your approval before submitting an application directly to the decision maker.