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Legal Secretary/Legal Assistant – Litigation Department (Chiswick)

We are seeking to recruit a Legal Secretary/Legal Assistant to join our Litigation department. The successful candidate will provide secretarial and administrative support to a senior solicitor in the team, based at our Chiswick Office.

The principal duties include but are not limited to:
  • Providing secretarial support to a Solicitor in the Litigation department
  • Audio/ copy typing of letters, attendance notes
  • Preparing Court forms/legal documents
  • Booking appointments, arranging meetings and managing diaries
  • Liaising with clients, Courts and other parties where required
  • Attending to clients in person and on the phone
  • Dealing with file opening, closing and retrieval procedures
  • Electronic and manual filing of documents
  • Undertaking administrative tasks and assisting with case administration and preparation
  • Undertaking Legal Research
  • Preparing and rendering bills


  • Legal experience in a law firm is essential
  • At least 3-4 years previous experience as a legal Secretary/legal assistant is essential, preferably within the litigation department
  • Excellent communication, organisation and administrative skills
  • Excellent computer skills – good working knowledge of MS office and use of Adobe Pro for bundles
  • Experience of a case management system
  • Excellent audio typing skills
  • Good level of numeracy

You will need to:

  • be self-motivated
  • have a flexible and professional attitude
  • have the ability to work under pressure whilst maintaining strong attention to detail

While we strive to make an impact through the law, we also strive to make an impact as an employer. We are committed to equal opportunities and the nurture of equality and diversity in our workplace.

Please view the role’s job description and person specification in the downloadable files.

If you are interested in applying please complete the recruitment pack. Completed recruitment packs should be emailed to, quoting the vacancy reference number.

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