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Legal Secretary (Litigation)

Job Description

VANRATH are delighted to be partnering with one of NI's leading Law firms. The firm has a great reputation and places immense value on their staff, and VANRATH are delighted to be helping them recruit a Legal Secretary on a Permanent basis on a 37 hour contract.

This law firm rarely recruits, and is a great opportunity for any legal secretary.

The role will be performed within Monday - Friday 9.00am - 5.00pm Based in Belfast City Centre.

Successful Candidate will work within Litigation.

Salary

£23,000 - £25,500 - highly competitive rate of pay for the role which is negotiable based on experience plus benefits.

Responsibilities

  • Managing documentation to include scanning and printing of documents, e-filing and updating of fee earner files
  • General administration
  • Adhering to all manual and electronic filing systems
  • Contacting solicitors and other parties on behalf of clients
  • Dealing with telephone calls and assisting clients
  • Summarising legal information
  • Issuing correspondence
  • Word processing
  • Case management

The Ideal Person

  • Essential - at least 1 years' experience in a similar role
  • Essential - Must be currently working in a busy legal role or experience working within a professional services environment, or recently.

Skills & Abilities:

  • Strong organisational skills, ability to prioritise work and meet target deadlines under time constraints.
  • The ability to work on own initiative as well as part of a team.
  • Knowledge of PDF, Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Strong communication skills and be able to take direction.
  • Case Management experience
  • Litigation experience preferred

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 in the strictest confidence.

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