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Legal Secretary / Paralegal (Defence Litigation)

Location: Belfast, County Antrim

Industry: Legal & Compliance

Salary: £22000.00 - £25000.00 per annum

Contacts: Aoife Dowds-Gibson,

Job Ref: BBBH33851

Expiry date: 2022-07-25

Honeycomb is working in partnership with a prestigious law firm based in the heart of Belfast City Centre for the recruitment of a Defence Litigation Legal Secretary or Paralegal to assist their growing team. The role is a full-time, permanent position with a competitive salary. The client is ranked in Chambers UK (2022) as a leading firm who specialise in Defence Litigation and work across local, national, and international markets.

The Role
The Legal Secretary will support the Solicitors with a range of administrative work, mainly in the field of Defence Litigation. Typical responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Manage the diary and organise meetings.
  • Opening & closing case files.
  • General administrative duties.
  • Ability to audio type extremely accurately.
  • Transcribe and proofread legal documents.
  • Ensure files are up to date and accurate, with high attention to detail.
  • File, organise, and update documents in a timely manner.
  • Facilitate meeting updates and provide reminders.
  • Answer phone calls and take precise notes.
  • High levels of confidentially.


  • Proficient in Microsoft Office packages.
  • At least 6 months of Litigation experience, Defence Litigation experience is desirable but not essential.
  • Audio-typing experience required.


  • £23k - £25k (Negotiable, depending on experience) with company benefits.

To speak in absolute confidence about this opportunity, please send an up-to-date CV via the link provided or contact Aoife Dowds-Gibson, Sourcing Specialist at Honeycomb 028 9620 7050.

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 at 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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