Legal Secretary - Large Manufacturing Company - Ballymena

Job Description

VANRATH are assisting one of Northern Ireland's most recognisable manufacturers with the recruitment of a Legal Secretary. Fantastic company to work in, one of the best company cultures in NI and opportunities for progression.

We are seeking a highly organised and detail-oriented Legal Secretary to support the General Counsel in the fast paced and growing company.

Shifts are held over Monday to Friday (1 Hour Lunch). No weekend working. Permanent position.

This role will be based at the company's Ballymena office.


£25,000 - £28,000 + other Fantastic Additional Benefits (Top Company)


  • Provide comprehensive administrative support to the General Counsel, including managing schedules, coordinating meetings, and handling correspondence.
  • Prepare and proofread legal documents, contracts, and briefs, ensuring accuracy.
  • Maintain and organise legal files, documents, and databases, ensuring efficient retrieval and confidentiality.
  • Assist in the preparation and organisation of legal documents for litigation, regulatory compliance, and other legal proceedings.
  • Conduct legal research and gather relevant information from reliable sources, to support theGeneral Counsel in decision-making processes.
  • Assist in the preparation and review of corporate governance documents, such as board resolutions, meeting minutes, and bylaws.
  • Coordinate and track legal department expenses, invoices, and budgetary matters, ensuring compliance with company policies.
  • Collaborate with internal departments and external stakeholders, including outside legal teams, auditors, and vendors, to facilitate legal processes and ensure effective communication.
  • Maintain a comprehensive understanding of legal procedures and regulations.

The Ideal Person

  • Experience in Legal Secretary role
  • Knowledge of legal terminology and procedures
  • Corporate Law experience preferred but not essential

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

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