Wright & Lord Solicitors

Milnthorpe, England, United Kingdom

Full time

Sep 21

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Wright & Lord are looking for Legal Secretaries/Assistant to work in our Conveyancing Department. Previous legal experience would be preferred but is not essential. Full training will be given.

Closing date : 08/10/2021

Required qualifications, skills and experience

  • Trained in secretarial practice.
  • Excellent word-processing and audio-typing skills.
  • Preferably previous experience as a legal assistant or experience of working in an alternative professional office.


  • The prime role of the Legal Secretary/Assistant is to provide direct support to his/her Principal. This will include but will not be limited to the main responsibilities given below. The Legal Secretary/Assistant is expected to use a high degree of self-management and initiative.

Main responsibilities

  • To prepare correspondence and documents through autonomous working, initiative and familiarity with the client matter and relevant law and/or procedure, research, audio-typing and/or shorthand and word processing.
  • To administer filing which will include daily filing and the opening, closing, storage and retrieval of client files in accordance with the detailed procedures contained in the Office Manual.
  • To prepare mail and enclosures for despatch.
  • To arrange for all copying to be done.
  • To make appointments, arrange meetings and to maintain an up-to-date diary for his/her Principal.
  • To provide support to other secretaries and assistants as required.
  • To provide guidance to junior and temporary secretaries when required to do so.
  • To attend clients both in person and on the telephone and to provide such support in a professional and friendly manner in keeping with the firmโ€™s standards for client care.
  • To undertake any specific training when required to do so and overall to have a responsibility towards self-development.
  • To ensure the confidentiality of all the firmโ€™s and clientโ€™s documentation and information.

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Wright & Lord Solicitors

Operating since 2001,Wright & Lord is a firm of solicitors dedicated to helping the people and businesses of the Morecambe Bay area, Furness and South...