Recruitment

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We are always interested in receiving CVs from talented individuals who would like to contribute to the future of our firm. Please send your CV to Jonathan Clegg, HR Manager, at jonathanclegg@eatonsmith.co.uk

Vacancy

Job ID: SecretaryPI Closing Date: 12/11/2019
Position: Legal Secretary
Department: Personal Injury

overview

Eaton Smith is a modern, forward thinking Yorkshire law firm based in Huddersfield town centre.  Our teams of solicitors and legal advisors have been using their extensive experience to get results for both individuals and businesses for many years, throughout the region, across the UK and internationally.

If you are an experienced Legal Secretary and seeking a new opportunity within our Personal Injury/Clinical Negligence team, we would welcome hearing from you. 

You will work closely with team members and support the fee earners by providing secretarial and administrative support to the Department.  Your work will be focused primarily on Clinical Negligence and experience would be preferable but not essential.

The role is a full-time position and the main responsibilities/specification of the role include:

  • Take initial client enquiries and progress as appropriate
  • Transcribe from digital dictation
  • Draft documents and correspondence under the direction of the fee earner and in accordance with agreed formats and precedents
  •  Maintain an efficient up to date filing system and have excellent organisation skills
  • Have a confident, courteous and professional telephone manner.
  • Preferably you will be familiar with the Proclaim case management system and have sound user knowledge of Microsoft Word with excellent keyboard skills.
  • Have the ability to work well under pressure, be a team person who is pro-active.

In return we offer a competitive salary, generous holiday entitlement, Pension, Group Death in Service and Perkbox

Please submit CV and cover letter to Jonathan Clegg, HR Manager at jonathanclegg@eatonsmith.co.uk

Eaton Smith LLP is committed to promoting equality of opportunity for all staff and job applicants. We aim to create a working environment in which all individuals are able to make best use of their skills, free from discrimination or harassment and in which all decisions are based on merit. We aim to ensure that all staff are treated and treat others with dignity and respect.