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Job Reference: SP1311

Legal Secretary

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

Job Description

Legal Secretary – Property - Ipswich - Competitive Salary + Benefits

An opportunity for an experienced and proactive secretary, with excellent administration skills and preferably some experience within Commercial /Residential property, to join a highly regarded national law firm.You will work as part of a secretarial team to provide a high standard of support to lawyers.

Duties include:

  • Produce and amend documents with speed and accuracy;

  • Format, paginate, number and present documents;

  • Proof read all work, checking for spelling and grammar;

  • Accurately maintain and update client and other relevant contact details on the database;

  • Process all forms including new client form, new matter form, money laundering form, training course booking forms etc.

  • Ensure that all electronic filing and paper based filing is up to date and maintained at regular intervals;

  • Prepare narratives and bills and keep billing files up to date;

  • Carry out photocopying and scanning as required.

Skills required:
  • Ability to build effective working relationships 

  • Typing speed of at least 50 wpm;

  • Strong written and oral communication skills.

  • Ability to communicate with colleagues at all levels of seniority 

  • A flexible, highly motivated, proactive and ‘can do’ working style;

  • Ability to pay attention to detail and check own work;

  • Good organisational skills, able to prioritise, make decisions and work effectively within a sometimes pressurised environment.

 Please note candidates with the required skills but without a legal background are welcome to apply.

For further information and a confidential discussion please contact hollie.preston@erringtonlegal.co.uk

To apply call us on 01223 803 813

Team Contact: Hollie Preston

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 individual, as well as those of the business/ firm. There is no longevity or success in an incorrect match, but at the same time Hollie is also able to exercise judgement on when it i…


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


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