Legal Secretary


Legal Secretary

Location: Carlisle
Salary: Experience Dependent
Hours: Full–Time; Office Hours
Job Type: Permanent

Are you a Legal Secretary looking for a new challenge?
NXT have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Legal Secretary who is looking to join a friendly team within a reputable and well-established legal firm in Carlisle. As a Legal Secretary, you will provide a high level of accurate, confidential secretarial and administrative support.

Duties will include:

  • Day to day typing of letters, memoranda, monthly reports, bills, file notes, etc.
  • word processing/typing and collating correspondence and other documents from digital dictation, amending and formatting documents quickly and accurately – minimum of 60 wpm required
  • Handling and managing telephone calls, visitors and enquiries promptly and professionally 
  • Maintaining diary systems for departmental and office staff, arranging and booking meetings and appointments
  • Maintain and organise filing systems and other information/reference systems including case management systems
  • Other support services including taking minutes of meetings and initiating and replying to correspondence on routine matters
  • General secretarial duties including receiving and sorting incoming mail where required, photocopying, faxing and collating documents
  • Ensuring compliance with quality standards and the firm’s policies in general
  • Undertake other duties of a reasonable nature which may be requested from time to time, including any relevant training

Attributes and Experience:


  • Previous legal secretarial experience
  • Familiarity with digital dictation system
  • Typing speed of 60 words per minute minimum
  • Confident in the use of MS Office applications
  • Experience of communicating/meeting with clients face to face and over the phone and e-mail
  • professional telephone manner and the ability to take messages effectively and efficiently
  • A team player with an open and approachable attitude
  • Experience of working in a confidential environment and a high level of personal integrity
  • A self-starter, with the ability to work on your own initiative and a flexible working attitude
  • Good time management with excellent organisational skills, the ability to multi-task and appropriately prioritise task

To apply today or for more information, please call Amy in the office on 01228 812585
NXT Recruitment Limited acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers. By applying for this position, you accept the Terms and Conditions, Privacy Policy and Disclaimers, which can be found on the NXT Recruitment website.


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