Raworths LLP
Legal Secretary – Corporate and Commercial Legal Secretary – Corporate and Commercial

Legal Secretary – Corporate and Commercial

Business

We act for businesses as well as the people who create, own and invest in them, building long term relationships with our clients to understand the unique challenges and opportunities they face. Our depth of experience and knowledge is focussed on providing practical advice designed to meet all our clients’ business needs.

Individuals & Families

We understand how important your case is, our experienced teams are on hand to provide practical and effective legal advice. With one of the largest teams of lawyers in North Yorkshire we work for wealthy individuals and their families, trusts and family businesses - your needs are at the heart of what we do.

Property

Our Commercial, Residential and Agricultural Property teams have the expertise to help you deal with the opportunities and challenges of the freehold and leasehold real estate market. We have substantial depth of experience of the property world and its demands which gives us the crucial ability to help you achieve your aims.

Resolving Disputes

Disputes are an unavoidable fact of life, but when they happen it is essential to find a quick, effective and practical solution to the situation. Whether your issues are commercial or business related, family or personal, we have the depth of experience, imagination and expertise to help you solve your problems.

Full time or part time considered

Our Corporate and Commercial team is ranked in Chambers UK and Legal 500 guides and is amongst the strongest teams in this sector in North Yorkshire.

 As a key member of the team the successful candidate will support fee earners working on a wide range of matters, including corporate transactions. Duties will involve:

  • Operating a digital dictation system for correspondence and documents and Visual Files case management system for client files.
  • Liaising with clients and dealing with telephone calls, emails and correspondence efficiently, ensuring clients are responded to in a timely manner.
  • Undertaking file opening, archiving and day to day filing using the firm’s paper-lite systems
  • To comply at all times with the firm’s policies and procedures and those set out by the Law Society and the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA).
  • Providing support to fee earners with billing and payments.
  • Providing electronic diary management, arranging client meetings and conference rooms.

We are seeking candidates with previous Legal Secretary experience who are passionate about delivering quality client service, have strong administration and organisational skills and an excellent eye for detail.

This role may also provide the successful candidate with the opportunity to support fee earners in other units within the firm on a regular basis, so candidates must thrive on working in a collaborative team environment and a flexible ‘can-do’ approach will be highly valued.

We hold Investors In People Gold Status which is reflected in the continuous learning and training opportunities that we offer, alongside providing an open and supportive team working culture.  In addition, in return for your hard work we offer a competitive salary, generous benefits package and hybrid working is also available.

If you are interested in applying for this position  please send your cv by email to our HR Manager Lisa Robinson at lisa.robinson@raworths.co.uk or if you would like further information please contact her on 01423 566 666