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Legal Secretary – FTC – Hybrid

Location: Belfast, County Antrim

Industry: Legal & Compliance

Salary: £23000.00 - £27000.00 per annum

Contacts: Juliet Bakovljev,

Job Ref: BBBH49247

Expiry date: 2024-02-23

Honeycomb is delighted to be assisting our client, a prestigious and renowned legal provider, in the recruitment of a Legal Secretary to join their busy and growing Northern Ireland team, based in central Belfast on a fixed-term contract. They offer a fantastic salary, hybrid working and are known for their top company benefits and company culture.

You will be working alongside their litigated file handlers ensuring that they deliver market leading results for their clients. The team handles all areas of insurance litigation from credit hire through to motor, casualty, disease and property, acting on behalf of a broad spread of insurer and corporate clients. You will assist the file handlers in the day-to-day handling of cases, dealing with audio typing, liaising with third parties and managing key dates, working as a team at all times. If you have strong secretarial/ audio typing experience but do not have litigation / legal experience we would still be interested in hearing from you.

The Package:-

  • Salary £23,000 - £27,000 depending on experience.
  • Hybrid and flexible working - 2-3 days in the office
  • Holiday entitlement - 25 days plus 8 bank holidays (opportunity to buy & sell 3 days)
  • 35 hours per week - Mon - Fri (9.00 am - 5.00 pm) with 1 unpaid hour for lunch.
  • Top benefits package

Key responsibilities:-

  • All forms of typing / audio typing - letters, memos, emails, documents
  • Preparation of court documents and briefs
  • Making telephone calls and receiving telephone messages on behalf of the solicitor
  • Sending and receiving e-mail messages on behalf of the solicitor
  • Making appointments, keeping records and contacts up to date
  • Filing, and photocopying duties, keeping records up to date
  • Adherence to ISO 9001 standards
  • Being a support to the firm and the wider team, as and when required

About you:-

  • Experience in audio/copy typing is essential alongside experience of diary management
  • Good IT skills including Word, Outlook, and experience of a Case Management System preferred.
  • Effective time management skills
  • Good communication skills and telephone manner
  • Well presented, polite and professional,
  • Maintain confidentiality and work without supervision.

To speak in absolute confidence about this opportunity, please send an up to date CV via the link provided or contact Juliet Bakovljev, Senior Legal Recruitment Consultant at Honeycomb 028 9620 7050 or send your CV to

If you have a disability which means you require assistance at any stage of the recruitment process, please contact us directly to discuss.

Honeycomb is committed to providing equality of opportunity to all.

** Please note, we are receiving an exceptionally high number of applications and present and will be unable to shortlist candidates who are not meeting the specific requirements for this role. Due to the high volume of applications, we may be unable to provide individual feedback. We thank you in advance for your understanding. **

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