Restructuring Legal Secretary

Manchester – £20,000 - £25,000

Restructuring Legal Secretary

Due to continued growth my client; A leading National Law Firm with 7 offices across the UK are now recruiting for Legal Secretary to join the Restructuring and Insolvency team in Manchester. This is an exciting time to join a busy team where you'll be able to gain experience and get yourself on the professional career ladder!

In return my client will invest in you. They like all their staff to be successful. You will develop your technical and commercial skills through bespoke knowhow, They have a flat hierarchy and you will be a highly valued member of the team and firm and we will ensure your hard work is recognised!

The work conducted is a mix of transactional, advisory and litigation. If succesful the you should feel confident liaising with clients, proactively managing diaries and taking the lead to ensure that Fee Earners are provided with a first rate and seamless service.

Role Responsibility:
 Diary Management
 Booking meetings
 Assisting with and drafting bills
 Liaising with Accounts team re office and client account queries
 Opening, maintaining and closing files (including following money laundering procedures and ensuring Lexcel requirements are met)
 Arranging and booking travel and accommodation
 Updating and maintaining databases
 Assisting with conferences, breakfast briefings and presentations to clients
 Assisting with preparation of bundles to counsel and court
 Typing and drafting correspondence
 Audio typing (Big Hand)
 Amending documents and correspondence
 Scanning and preparing documentation
 General administration i.e. filing (paper and e-filing), faxing, photocopying, archiving, etc

My client are looking for candidates wgho come from a similar background to this role, someone who has excellent typing speeds and efficient diary management skills.

So do you feel this is the role for you? Or know someone who would be perfect? Apply today before it's too late!

Please contact Lilly Tomlinson, Legal Recruitment Consultant, to discuss the role in more detail or apply through the vacancy for immediate consideration.

Douglas Scott are a legal recruitment expert and the UK's leading law firms trust us with their legal vacancies. We are a regulated recruitment consultancy and will discuss this role and seek your approval before submitting an application directly to the decision maker.

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Lilly Tomlinson

Associate Recruitment Consultant
0161 233 6360

Lilly returned to Douglas Scott in 2017 following a one and a half year stint working in Finance recruitment. Following her promotion to Associate Recruitment Consultant, she now oversees our Legal Business Support functions and team. She works with a variety of clients from large scale international companies to smaller high street firms; her own focus centres around the recruitment of professionals including (but not limited to) HR and Business Development Managers, IT staff, Legal Secretaries, Personal Assistants, and Financial Controllers within the North West region. Lilly has previous legal recruitment experience acting as a resourcer for the Douglas Scott Locum team as well as working across key accounts, including those of Master Vendor status. Outside of work Lilly is a keen rambler and hiker who enjoys being outdoors.

"I would like to thank Lilly Tomlinson for all her help. She understood me very well, helped me with some questions I was stumbling over and reassured me when I was nervous. If it wasn’t for her help I don’t think that I would have got the job that I wanted."

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Job Spec:

  • Area of Law: Legal Secretary and PA
  • Type: Business Support
  • Salary: £20,000 - £25,000
  • Term: Permanent
  • Location: Manchester
  • Reference: J51930

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