Legal Secretary


£20,000 - £25,000


BMC Recruitment is delighted to be working with a law firm in the Durham area to assist them in their recruitment for a legal secretary to join them on a permanent basis.


This role is perfect for someone who has existing legal secretary experience and is looking for a new challenge. The role is full time, office based.


Duties & Responsibilities

The role will encompass providing support to the Wills, Trusts and Probate team and includes:

  • Supporting fee earners
  • Audio and copy typing
  • Processing claims for client related expenses as well as personal expenses for members of the team
  • Overseeing the general administration of all files in the department
  • Organising client appointments and arranging meeting rooms


Person specification

  • Previous experience as a legal secretary is essential, ideally 2-3 years
  • Previous experience of working as a legal secretary for a WTP department is desirable however not essential.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment



  • Bonus scheme
  • 4% employer contribution to pension scheme
  • 25 days holiday entitlement per year plus 3 non-contractual days leave at Christmas
  • Free annual flu injection
  • £50 Gift card on your birthday as well as a late start/early finish
  • £50 Gift card at Christmas
  • 5 extra days paid leave on your 5-year anniversary
  • Dearbump – Maternity Wellbeing
  • Beamish Museum Passes

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