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Multi Track RTA/PI Claimant Legal Secretary

A new opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic Legal Secretary who can play a vital role in supporting the team, based at our Macclesfield Head Office.

 

Thorneycroft Solicitors is one of the North West’s leading firms of Solicitors, employing 150 people across all areas of the legal profession. We are probably the largest employer in central Macclesfield, many of our team have been with the Company for over 10 years, contributing towards an exceptional bank of knowledge, experience and expertise and an enjoyable culture to thrive in

 

If you would like to work for a well-established, forward thinking firm of solicitors we would like to hear from you.

 

Experience

 

  • The preferred candidate will have at least 2 years+ experience in a current legal secretarial role

 

Skills/Competencies

 

  • Produce correspondence and legal documentation via BIG Hand/audio and copy typing
  • Proof reading
  • Preparing court bundles
  • Liaising with colleagues and clients
  • Break down any costs cheques and pay all relevant disbursements
  • Responsible for closing all files and preparing them for archiving
  • Arrange conferences with Counsel/Medical Experts and clients – contacting all relevant parties for dates of availability and updating relevant fee earners diary
  • Arranging any legal telephone hearings
  • Photocopying
  • Paginating
  • Filing
  • Assist clients on the telephone re updates etc.
  • Booking travel arrangements
  • Dealing with post
  • Knowledge of Proclaim case management system is desired but not essential as full training will be provided

 

Personal Qualities

 

  • Personable
  • Honest/Conscientious
  • Hard working
  • Self-motivating
  • Team player
  • Resilient
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent typing skills
  • High level of accuracy
  • Professional attitude and presentable at all time

 

Salary/Benefits

 

  • Salary
  • Discretionary Team Bonus (after a successful probationary period)
  • 29 days inclusive of bank holidays annual leave (increases with length of service)
  • Birthday day off
  • Death in Service
  • Pension

 

Hours

 

  • Monday to Friday 9.00am to 4.00pm with an hour for lunch each day

 

To apply for this position please send a covering letter and CV to [email protected]