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Legal Secretary

  • Salary: Up to £20000 per annum
  • Location: Reading
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference J663
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Are you an experience Legal Secretary or a Law Graduate looking for your next career move? We're looking for a Legal Secretary to join an established legal consultancy based in central Reading!

If you're looking to join a fantastic team and are ready to take on clerical and secretarial responsibilities, this is the opportunity for you!

Salary dependant on experience, circa £20,000 - negotiable

Main purpose of job:

  • Secretarial support to solicitors and other members of the department
  • Management and production of documents
  • File administration and data management
  • Admin and secretarial support for the notarial function
  • Assisting other secretaries from time to time
  • Assisting lawyers from time to time
  • Efficient handling of telephone calls, liaison with clients and third parties
  • Provision of assistance to and dealing with tasks delegated by lawyers
  • To make appointments, arrange meetings and maintain an up to date diary
  • To ensure that the lawyers' time records are entered promptly
  • To accurately administer billing and financial accounting transactions and procedures


  • Sound knowledge of Word and all office systems
  • Preferably experience of working within a law firm and commercial property in particular
  • Good and accurate typing speed (60 WPM)
  • Familiar with digital dictation and if possible using outsourced dictation providers
  • Flexible, adaptable and enthusiastic
  • Well organised, robust and confident with a willingness to learn
  • A good team player who is willing to support others when necessary

Please note that we will only contact those candidates that we assess as suitable for the positions we have currently available based on their experience, training and skills that they identify. If you do not hear from us within 5 working days from your registration, please accept our apologies but we are unable to help you on this occasion.

Bucks and Berks Recruitment is an equal opportunities employment agency and employment business that is serious about its compliance with legislation. Bucks and Berks is acting as an Employment Agency in relationship to this role (if the vacancy is for a permanent position) or is acting as a Recruitment Business in relationship to this role (if the role is for a temporary position).