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Job Reference: AS1314

Legal Secretary/Administrator

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

Job Description

Legal Secretary/Administrator - Peterborough
Competitive salary + Benefits

An opportunity to join a supportive team, in a fast paced environment providing seamless legal services to clients and supporting a team of lawyers.

Candidates from legal secretarial backgrounds would be at an advantage, however highly skilled Administrators will also be considered.

Tasks will include:

  • Opening client matters and completing ID checks/documentation in line with SRA regulations

  • Keeping the document management system updated with any changes in clients’ information

  • Working with Digital Dictation

  • Providing efficient diary and email management

  • Providing effective management of visitors and calls

  • Managing communication with internal and external contacts ensuring that the team are kept up to date with all matters

  • Handling incoming and outgoing mail, ensuring it is filed in the document management system

  • Creating and amending documents and letters

  • Creating invoices, credit notes, BACS, TT payments and processing monthly expenses

  • File management, keeping files up to date, opening and closing and archiving

  • Using the practice management system to log and record documents

Skills/Experience required:
  • Ideally previous experience within the legal industry (candidates with Family Law experience will also be at an advantage)

  • Ability to work flexibly and respond to changing priorities

  • Strong organisational and administration skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with good attention to detail

  • Ability to demonstrate resilience and positive enthusiasm to get the job done

  • Ability to perform well under pressure and maintain a calm approach

  • Ability to be resourceful with good time management skills

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 cannot thank Hollie enough for helping me secure the perfect position. Throughout the whole process Hollie has been helpful, professional and always kept me up to date. I set out my requirements during our first conversation and Hollie went above and beyond to find me a position that suited. The time and attention given to my search is greatly appreciated. Thank you!
Ashley - Paralegal , Cambridge


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

Milton Keynes

Errington Legal Recruitment
Milton Keynes


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T: 01223 803814


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Bury St Edmunds
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