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Ballymena, County Antrim
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Legal Secretary

We are recruiting for a Legal Secretary to join the team of one of our Clients based in Ballymena. The client is a busy general law practice in Ballymena Town Centre who caters for a wide range of their client's personal and commercial legal requirements across Northern Ireland.

Main duties and responsibilities:

  • Opening and closing files and working within the firm's case management system.

  • Transcription and typing of letters, emails, file notes, pleadings, and other legal documentation with Microsoft Office software.

  • Keeping files under review and up-to-date.

  • Making and receiving phone calls and liaising with clients, agents and other solicitors.

  • Arranging solicitor- client appointments.

  • Proof-reading draft documents.

  • Supporting fellow clerical staff during busy periods.

  • Experience filing Legal Aid claims through the LAMS system would be advantageous.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • You will have worked as a legal secretary for at least one year.
  • Always maintaining confidentiality.
  • You must have knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Excel and Word
  • You must take pride in your work and have a high degree of accuracy.

Hours of work:

  • Monday to Friday - No weekend work
  • 9am to 5pm
  • 7 hour working day


  • Negotiable depending on experience


  • Company pension
  • Sick pay

This is a permanent position and although is advertised as a full time position, applicants from legal secretaries who wish to work part time will also be considered.

Job Type: Full time - Permanent

Please contact Deirdre on 028 25 642699 at Staffline Recruitment to speak in confidence regarding the role or email [email protected]

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Deirdre Mulvenna

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