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Litigation Legal Secretary

Job Summary

  • Location Chichester, West Sussex
  • Salary Up to £23000 per annum
  • Contract Type Permanent
  • Sector Office Support & Commercial
  • Date Posted 13 October 2020
  • Ref 3898_1602594758

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Job Description

LITIGATION SECRETARY


Full-time permanent, Chichester

Based in central Chichester this prominent and successful law firm is seeking an experienced Litigation Secretary to join their highly reputable and experienced Litigation team.

A background in Personal Injury is preferred but not essential as is the use of the Proclaim Case Management system. You will also have outstanding audio secretarial skills, a keen eye for detail in administration as well as a strong desire to offer the very best client service.

Key Responsibilities (not exhaustive)

  • Liaising with experts, counsel, witnesses and the court
  • To prepare correspondence and documents through audio and copy typing
  • Use of accounting and time recording software
  • Checking documents for accuracy
  • Costing of files for the purpose of cost update letters and billing
  • Taking telephone messages
  • Making appointments, managing diaries and seeing to the reasonable requirements of clients
  • Use of photocopier, scanner and fax machine where necessary
  • To prepare mail and enclosures for dispatch
  • To ensure the confidentiality and security of all documentation to comply with the new GDPR regulations

Skills and Qualifications

  • Good academic record
  • Secretarial experience in Litigation is essential
  • Use of the Proclaim Case Management system would be an advantage.
  • Experience of PI Portals an advantage

A highly competitive salary is on offer depending on experience.

For more information please call either Sophie on 01243 778021

FPR Group is acting as a Recruitment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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Your Key Contact

Sophie Carey

Sophie Carey

Having completed a degree in Events Management at Bournemouth University I joined FPR Group in May 2018 as an Events Coordinator and helped coordinate the prestigious events we run in and around West

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