Legal Secretary / PA - Corporate Commercial

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Legal Secretary/PA - Corporate Commercial

Uckfield, East Sussex

Well established, Legal 500 law firm with offices across Sussex are seeking a Legal Secretary/PA to work within their Corporate Commercial team.

This role will be to assist fee earners in their day to day work by providing support and an efficient secretarial and…





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Legal Secretary/PA - Corporate Commercial

Uckfield, East Sussex

Well established, Legal 500 law firm with offices across Sussex are seeking a Legal Secretary/PA to work within their Corporate Commercial team.

This role will be to assist fee earners in their day to day work by providing support and an efficient secretarial and comprehensive administrative service. You will also be expected to work with several fee earners in a PA and secretarial capacity to manage diaries and organise workloads, fielding enquiries and dealing with matters on their behalf.

You will also be providing full secretarial support including using a digital dictation system to produce correspondence and other documentation related to contractual and commercial transactions as well as the maintaining of comprehensive and accurate client admin files.

In addition, you will be assisting with full administrative duties which will include meeting and greeting clients, handling department calls and directing accordingly and arranging meeting room bookings for the team.

Areas the department deal with include:

  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Management buy-outs (MBOs)
  • Joint ventures and other business collaborations
  • Corporate structures, partnerships and LLPs
  • Reorganisations
  • Banking, finance and raising capital
  • Commercial law
  • Corporate governance and corporate support


Desired skills and experience:

  • Legal Secretary experience with some corporate/commercial background essential
  • Strong and efficient secretarial and admin skills
  • High level of attention to detail
  • Audio transcription ability
  • Fast accurate typing ability (60wpm+)
  • Experience of using case management/digital dictation system preferred
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Very well organised
  • Friendly & professional attitude
  • IT literate : Microsoft Word / Excel / Outlook / Digital Audio software


In return an excellent package is on offer including a salary of £20,000 - £24,000 depending on experience.

Job Description

Legal Secretary/PA - Corporate Commercial

Uckfield, East Sussex

Well established, Legal 500 law firm with offices across Sussex are seeking a Legal Secretary/PA to work within their Corporate Commercial team.

This role will be to assist fee earners in their day to day work by providing support and an efficient secretarial and comprehensive administrative service. You will also be expected to work with several fee earners in a PA and secretarial capacity to manage diaries and organise workloads, fielding enquiries and dealing with matters on their behalf.

You will also be providing full secretarial support including using a digital dictation system to produce correspondence and other documentation related to contractual and commercial transactions as well as the maintaining of comprehensive and accurate client admin files.

In addition, you will be assisting with full administrative duties which will include meeting and greeting clients, handling department calls and directing accordingly and arranging meeting room bookings for the team.

Areas the department deal with include:

  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Management buy-outs (MBOs)
  • Joint ventures and other business collaborations
  • Corporate structures, partnerships and LLPs
  • Reorganisations
  • Banking, finance and raising capital
  • Commercial law
  • Corporate governance and corporate support


Desired skills and experience:

  • Legal Secretary experience with some corporate/commercial background essential
  • Strong and efficient secretarial and admin skills
  • High level of attention to detail
  • Audio transcription ability
  • Fast accurate typing ability (60wpm+)
  • Experience of using case management/digital dictation system preferred
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Very well organised
  • Friendly & professional attitude
  • IT literate : Microsoft Word / Excel / Outlook / Digital Audio software


In return an excellent package is on offer including a salary of £20,000 - £24,000 depending on experience.

Job Summary

Location: Uckfield
Salary: £20000 - £24000 Per Annum
Contract Type: Permanent
Sector: Law
Division: Legal Support
Date: 18th November 2019

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Job Summary

Location: Uckfield
Salary: £20000 - £24000 Per Annum
Contract Type: Permanent
Sector: Law
Division: Legal Support
18th November 2019

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