Posted on March 14, 2024
Legal Secretary Northenden £22000 - £27000 per year Permanent

Emma Hulbert

Senior Principal Consultant

A brilliant opportunity has arisen for a Legal Secretary to join a leading law firm based in South Manchester on a permanent basis. This is a hybrid role, following successful completion of probation. Candidates must have previous legal experience in order to be considered. You will be working in a pool of legal secretaries assisting a number of Fee Earners.

Duties will include:

  • Working in a pool of legal secretaries assisting a number of Fee Earners.
  • Preparing correspondence and documents including pleadings and court bundles.
  • Photocopying and scanning documents (with assistance from Administration team if
  • needed).
  • Taking and making calls to clients and others.
  • Making appointments, arranging meetings and liaising with lawyers, clients, Counsel and
  • others.
  • Supporting other secretaries and the administration team as required.
  • Helping to update the Proclaim case management system.


Person Specification:

  • Experience working as a legal secretary.
  • An excellent command of spelling, punctuation and grammar (Grade C and above at
  • GCSE for English and Maths as a minimum).
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office packages, if you have knowledge of the
  • Proclaim case management system that would be even better.
  • Audio typing skills of 65+wpm, ideally with digital dictation experience.
  • Ability to prioritise daily workload/good time management skills.
  •  Excellent attention to detail.
  • Excellent customer service skills, including professional and friendly telephone manner.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a highly regarded law firm who look after their staff and encourage development.

Salary is up to £27,000 per annum (DOE) plus benefits.

Lily Shippen's business support team are experts in recruiting top secretarial, office administration and business support talent, including Personal Assistant's, Executive Assistants, Private PAs, and Office Managers, on a temporary, permanent and fixed-term contract basis. We work with clients across the United Kingdom, from our offices in London and Manchester, as well as servicing international and remote roles.