Legal Office Assistant & Secretary - Lisburn - Law Firm

Job Description

VANRATH are delighted to be assisting a leading firm in Belfast City Centre with the recruitment of a Legal Office Assitant / Secretary - Law Firm.

The role will be performed within Monday - Friday 9.30am - 5.00pm (Flexibility available if required) - Based in Lisburn.

This is a role alike to an Office Assistant - the duties will involved opening the office and closing it.. While also dealing with Receptionist and Legal Secretary duties.


£23,000 - £28,000 + & Bonus + highly competitive rate of pay (Negotiable) + Great benefits & Flexibility


  • All forms of typing / audio typing - letters, faxes, memos, emails, documents,
  • Receptionist duties
  • Opening and Closing Office
  • Preparation of Court documents and Briefs
  • Preparation of documents and filing of statutory returns
  • Making telephone calls and receiving telephone messages on behalf of the solicitor
  • Sending and receiving e-mail messages on behalf of the solicitor,
  • Making appointments, keeping records and contacts up to date,
  • Filing, faxing and photocopying duties, keeping records up to date,
  • Being a support to the firm and the wider team, as and when required.

The Ideal Person

  • Essential - Experience within a Law Firm
  • Effective time management - prioritise work for solicitor,
  • Diary management,
  • Good communication skills and telephone manner,

For further information on this vacancy, or any other job in Belfast or wider Northern Ireland, please apply via the link below or contact Jack Groves via Vanrath in the strictest confidence.

My experience with Vanrath was nothing short of superb! Ethan Boylan was efficient, courteous and extremely capable in his dealings with me. The whole journey from application to employment was delivered in a timely and professional manner. I can highly recommend Vanrath and in particular, Ethan Boylan for anyone currently seeking employment.

Henry Webb was amazing managing my job application process for a senior auditor role last April. I got my current job because of him and I am super thankful. During the process, he gave great advice on how to approach the interview with my now employer (IE. STAR approach). His advice to use the star approach inspired me to fully prepare for my job interview. It was a tough interview but I felt that his tips and advice have guided me through my interview preparation. I never met him in person and our communication was through calls and emails, however when speaking to him on the phone his tone of voice was clear and I believe he communicated his points across very well. He was easy to work with and was quickly responsive to emails/calls. He also even helped with the post queries I had after getting offered the job by my new employer. If I would ever need to move on to my next job, my next point of contact would probably be Henry / Vanrath. Thank you Henry for the help and support.