Jackson Boyd | Recruitment Team

Vacancy – Legal Secretary

The Role

Job Title

Legal Secretary



Primary Location

Glasgow City Centre

Reports to

Partner Level

Hours of Work

Full/part time – Monday to Friday, 9am until 5pm with a one hour lunch break



Key Purpose

To provide efficient and effective legal secretarial and general administrative support to Partners, Fee Earners and Trainees with a particular emphasis on litigation and employment work.

Key Accountabilities – Specifically but not exclusively

  • Transcribing Digital dictation
  • Drafting short letters and e-mails
  • Typing attendance notes of meetings and instructions issued by phone
  • Preparing and processing legal documents and forms including typing, editing and formatting
  • General team administration
  • Liaising with clients in booking appointments
  • Updating the partners on a regular basis
  • “Point of contact” for Clients
  • Diary management
  • File management

Experience, Knowledge & Skills Required

  • Prior experience of working as a legal secretary in litigation, with experience of Sheriff Court and Court of Session work
  • Experience of employment tribunal work would be preferred
  • Fast, accurate audio and copy typing
  • Competent user of Digital Dictation systems and Case Management Systems
  • Computer Literacy with the ability to adapt to new technologies
  • Excellent verbal communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively with clients and colleagues;
  • Proactive, reliable and adaptable attitude
  • Ability to prioritise workload and to use own initiative
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to demonstrate professionalism, maturity and discretion
  • May suit law graduate

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