Register   |   Login

Senior Legal Secretary

Admin & Clerical
£23,000 to £25,000 Per Annum
Pension, 25 days holiday, health care
Saffron Walden
Contract Type:

Job Title:              Senior Legal Secretary

Salary:                   Up to £25,000 pa

Location:              Saffron Walden

Term:                    Permanent


My client is looking for an experienced commercial property legal secretary to join their busy team.

The role will include, amongst other duties, day to day supervision of the secretarial/administration team and is predominately based in one location.


The role of Senior Legal Secretary

This role will require the successful candidate to provide full administrative support and to act as workflow manager for their team’s support services including delegating and supervising the completion of document production, file management and copying/scanning work.


You will be expected to take an active interest in and obtain a thorough understanding of all aspects of client requirements. This might be via many different tasks, for example, sending initial client letters, making follow up appointments for and making calls to clients, attending initial meetings with the solicitor and/or monitoring or acting on client e-mails and post in solicitor’s absence. 


Other duties will include:-

Manage diaries

Arrange travel

Process expenses

Support with marketing activities

Prepare presentations

Assist with hosting events/meetings as required

Producing mail shots

Answering telephone calls

Assisting with interviews as needed


To be considered for the role of Senior Legal Secretary  

Excellent written & verbal communication

Well presented

Excellent telephone manner

Well organised

Methodical, accurate and consistent even when under workload and/or time pressures

Ability to supervise and direct available staff resource

Computer, web literate and competent ICT skills

Experience using Microsoft office


The package for the role of Senior Legal Secretary

Basic salary of up to £25,000 paA stakeholder pension scheme which, should you choose to contribute to, the firm will match your contributions of 3% of total gross salary, through Salary Sacrifice.A non-contributory death in service benefit, providing payment of 3 x salary in the event of death in service up to retirement age.Permanent Health Insurance (PHI) scheme for long term sickness up to the age of 60.Reduced costs for any legal services that may be required – more information below25 normal working days as holiday at your normal basic rate of pay, as well as bank holidays.With increased length of service come increased holiday entitlementsBirthday Leave.  To celebrate your birthday, you will receive an additional day off which is to be taken within 7 days of your birthday.  To receive the additional day off you must be employed on your birthday and have passed your probationary period.Paid membership to Perkbox, access all of its perks from gyms and healthcare, to big brand discounts, free phone insurance and special rate cinema tickets.Get active and join our Cycle to Work Scheme! This benefit is available for all employees following successful completion of their probation.A contribution of £25 towards the cost of eye tests, and a contribution of £50 towards the cost of glasses prescribed specifically for VDU use. 


If you are interested in this role, please apply on line quoting reference RA12297 or call Wendy Barriball for more information.


** Please ensure your email address is within the body of your CV **


This vacancy is being advertised by RecruitAbility Solutions Ltd. The services advertised by RecruitAbility Solutions Ltd are those of an Employment Agency.