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Legal Secretary - Crime

  • Job reference: EC3108SLSCRIM
  • Location: Lancashire
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Area of Expertise: Non-Qualified, Support Staff
Job description: CRIME - LEGAL SECRETARY

Location: Lancashire
Job Type: Permanent
Area of expertise: Crime - unqualified
Salary: £15,000 - £21,000 (DOE)

This is a fantastic opportunity to work within a leading multi-service firm with over 100 years' experience in the Lancashire. The Firm has a strong commitment to client care and promotes a fantastic working environment with a progressive and forward-thinking approach. You will be working as a Legal Secretary within the crime department supporting two fee earners on a variety of cases. The ideal candidate will have criminal law experience but the Firm is willing to consider candidates with strong secretarial experience from a legal background.
Responsibilities:
*Produce accurate correspondence and legal documentation via audio and copy typing in accordance with the Firm's guidelines including legal forms, documents and letters.
*Respond to telephone enquiries and manage fee earner diaries and transport and accommodation using Microsoft Outlook.
*Adherence to good administration including filing, production of bills, producing legal bundles and presentations, marketing and business development.
*Develop relationships with clients and their support staff.
*Support and offer guidance to other team members.
*Review efficiency of procedures and suggest improvements.
Requirements:
*Proactive and enthusiastic
*Client-focused and confident
*Strong organisational skills
*Ability to prioritise
*Team player
*Experience of criminal law is desirable.
*Experience of case management systems including the defence case system and DSCC desirable.
Benefits:
*Flexible start times
*Pension scheme
*Childcare vouchers
*Holiday increase scheme

Should you wish to discuss this role before applying, please contact Emma Clapham on 01772 208969 or email emma.clapham@servicecare.org.uk

The benefits of working through Service Care Legal;
*Exceptional referral bonuses
*Specialist legal recruitment consultants offering single point of contact
*Frequent notifications for upcoming opportunities via text and email
*Nationwide provider of legal staff to Private Sector and Public Sector organisations

Service Care Legal is a specialist recruitment agency supplying temporary and permanent professionals to Private Practices, Local Authorities and In-house Legal Departments nationwide. We have in-depth experience of recruiting at all levels within the legal industry and consultants who specialise in specific markets to ensure you have a dedicated point of contact who's an expert in your area.

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