Legal Secretary

Support Services Perth

Salary: £18.5k – £23.5k DOE

Fantastic opportunity for a talented Legal Secretary who is looking for a dynamic, positive working environment that will allow you to develop your skills and career. Apply now to join our successful and rapidly expanding firm.

Job Description

At Blackadders, we pride ourselves on providing unparalleled service to our clients. We are looking for an experienced and passionate legal secretary to help us achieve this goal. As the newest addition to our team, you will play a pivotal role in keeping our office functioning efficiently, from coordinating meetings to maintaining complete and accurate files. You’ll build collaborative working relationships with our solicitors—and earn clients’ trust.

Our ideal candidate is organised, diligent, and can work both independently and as part of a team. If you’re looking for challenging and varied work and meaningful career progression opportunities, we invite you to apply and learn more about our organization.

Objectives

  • Ensure the smooth running of the office
  • Support unit heads to help them optimize their time
  • Track deadlines to ensure documents are filed in a timely manner
  • Represent the company well when dealing with clients

Key Responsibilities

  • Type documents, including digitally dictated, with accuracy and attention to detail
  • Liaise with the unit head regarding workflow
  • Perform secretarial duties, including scheduling appointments, making copies, and compiling complex documentation
  • Communicate with clients in person, over the phone, and via email

Skills and Knowledge

  • Strong time-management skills and multitasking ability while coping under pressure
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Audio and copy typing with a high degree of accuracy
  • Excellent attention to detail and organisational skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite, the internet and email

Why Blackadders?

  • Hybrid working
  • Early birthday finish
  • 31 days holiday allowance, 4 bank holidays
  • Buy/sell holidays
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Loyalty award payments after 5 years of service
  • One day paid volunteering per year
  • 4% matched pension contribution