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Job Reference: AS1289

Legal Secretary

  • Location: Essex
  • Position: Legal Secretary
  • Type: Permanent, full-time
  • Team contact: Hollie Preston

Job Description

Legal Secretary- Colchester
Competitive salary + Benefits

Our client are seeking experienced Legal Secretaries to work across their Employment and Dispute Resolution teams in their Colchester office.

Tasks will include:

  • The preparation of correspondence and complex legal documents

  • Audio typing from digital dictation

  • Diary management

  • Photocopying and scanning

  • Regular telephone contact with clients and professional contacts

  • File and case management 

  • Bill preparation

  • Manage marketing data and liaising with the marketing team

  • Supporting other secretaries in the team

  • Proof reading, checking for spelling and grammar

Skills Required:
  • Ability to work fast and accurately under pressure

  • Good attention to detail 

  • Willing to go the extra mile and be flexible as you will be supporting individual lawyers and/or a wider team.

  • Supporting the team with their marketing and business development activities, organising and participating where necessary.

  • Ideally current experience in either Litigation/Disputes or Employment.

  • Excellent client care skills

  • Be comfortable working in a team or on your own initiative

  • Proven IT (Microsoft Office) and audio typing skills

  • Experience using case management systems

Benefits include:
  • 22 days holiday, plus Bank Holidays and an additional 3 days annual leave for Christmas closure (33 days in total)

  • Health benefits scheme

  • Pension Scheme

This is an exciting opportunity to join teams which offer a friendly and supportive working environment and a good work/life balance in a firm which has a strong commitment to personal and professional development.

If you like the look of this role apply now.
Alternatively for more information and a confidential discussion please contact Hollie Preston at Errington Legal Recruitment.

To apply call us on 01223 803 813

Team Contact: Hollie Preston

Hollie specialises in private client solicitor recruitment as well as the hiring of legal support professionals. (Paralegals, Legal Secretaries, HR, Finance & Marketing). Hollie has an understanding of both sides of the recruitment process, having experienced being both a hiring manager, and a candidate. She therefore appreciates the importance of correctly assessing the needs of the individu…


I have never used an agency to find a position before but Hollie at Errington Legal has made my experience very easy. I have been invited to apply for positions that meet my criteria and after two successful interviews I have now found a new job that I am excited to start. Hollie and the team have been very supportive and communicated at every stage. I would highly recommend Errington Legal to anyone looking for employment in the legal sector.
Richelle - Legal Secretary , Norwich


Errington Legal are out of London Legal Recruitment specialists with offices in:

Milton Keynes

Errington Legal Recruitment
Milton Keynes


20 Station Road

T: 01223 803814


61 Abbeygate Street
Bury St Edmunds
IP33 1LB

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