Legal Secretary recruitment agency listing

A legal secretary provides administrative support to solicitors and other legal executives. Typing letters, creating legal documents, working with dictation notes, answering correspondence from clients, keeping records and attending courts or police cells with their employers are common tasks.

Here we list a number of UK recruitment agencies with particular experience in filling legal secretary positions with legal enterprises and organisations across the country.

There are no set qualifications for this role, although prospective employers are likely to look for good GCSE grades in English, along with experience in office environments " such as temporary office work, known as temping.

Temping work may be easier to obtain following a course in secretarial studies, computing, typing or audio transcription.A course specifically in legal secretarial skills may also be of help, although good general administration skills and a working knowledge of the law should suffice.

Most legal secretarial work is full time, 9 to 5, Monday to Friday, but part time and temporary work may also be available. Work is generally carried in the office environment, although some work external work may be done, delivering documents or attending police stations or courts with employers.

Depending on location, salaries legal secretarial staff start at between £12,000 and £20,000, climbing to between £20,000 and £30,000 as experience is gained. Those with many qualifications in high profile law firms may earn up to £36,000 per year.

 
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  • Specialists in the recruitment of secretarial, administration and support staff. Over a decade of experience across the London market, we we are so confident in our selection processes that we offer a 100% money back unconditional financial guarantee. PA LONDON - THE RIGHT PEOPLE FOR THE JOB
    Coverage City, West End, Docklands, Central London
    • Central Court, 25 Southampton Buildings, London, WC2A 1AL
  • Sellick Partnership provide professional financial and legal recruitment services across a network of seven offices nationwide. We pride ourselves on our integrity, and offer an unrivalled quality of service to our candidates, having built lasting relationships with clients who return to us time and time again.
    Coverage All of the UK
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    • 7th Floor, Phoenix House, Leeds, Yorkshire, LS1 5QX
    • 38 Collingwood Street, Collingwood Buildings, Newcastle, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, NE1 1JF
    • Winton House, Stoke Road, Stoke on Trent, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, ST4 2RW
    • Queens Court, 24 Queen Street, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M2 5HX
    • 44 Old Hall Street, Liverpool, Merseyside, L3 9PP
    • 16 Upper Woburn Place, London, WC1H 0B
    • Century House, 13 St. James Court, Friar Gate, Derby, Derbyshire, DE1 1BT
  • At Axis we let our statistics speak for themselves: 3:1 interview to placement ratio: 97.5% right first time shortlists: 16 days average delivery: 77% of candidates placed were passive (NOT VIA JOB BOARDS) Temporary & Permanent solutions, including Search & Selection projects delivered by The Advocate Group (Sister Co). We will consult and advise you on the most effective solution to ensure on time project delivery and your repeat business.
    Coverage North West England & North Wales
    • Merchant House, Crook Street, Chester, Cheshire, CH1 2BE
    • Cunard Building, Water Street, Liverpool, Merseyside, L3 1DS
    • Imperial Court, 2 Exchange Quay, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M5 3EB
  • Recruiter tip provided by Agency Central Ltd

    Legal Secretaries are required to produce large quantities of typed works accurately and under pressure - meaning that an employer should look for candidates with a typing speed of around 70 wpm.

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  • Recruit adaptable and reliable Legal professionals by utilising a bespoke staffing service. Konnect Recruitment operate an innovative and structured employment process that's suitable for any Legal industry position. We commonly recruit for roles such as Paralegal, Legal Secretary, Litigation Support, Solicitor and Practice Manager, meaning that we're experienced across a broad range of Legal occupations.
    Coverage UK Wide
    • 101 Fearnley Mill, Old Lane, Halifax, West Yorkshire, HX3 5WP
    • SUITE 2, 5 ST VINCENT STREET, Edinburgh, SCOTLAND, EH3 6SW
    • City West Business Park, Gelderd Road, Building 3, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS12 6LN
  • For many years the name Badger Associates has been synonymous with identifying the finest legal people around the UK who want to live and work in East Anglia.
    Coverage East Anglia and surrounding areas
    • Pottergate Street, Aslacton, Norwich, Norfolk, NR15 2JU
  • Welcome to Top Job we have been around for a while now and we think we have got a fair idea of what it takes to get Essex and Suffolk working. We offer a Professional and personal service to both our candidates and clients whilst at all times maintaining a high quality service, incorporating honesty and integrity in all we do.
    Coverage Essex, Suffolk, Norfolk
    • 10 Church Street, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1NF
  • Jobseeker tip provided by Agency Central Ltd

    Whilst knowledge of basic office software such as Word and Excel is essential to a Legal Secretary, more specialised packages to become familiar with include Eclipse Proclaim, and BigHand Dictate.

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  • We specialise in Office Business Support roles including languages and Digital Media roles at all levels in Central London and offer a team of experienced and professional Consultants who are willing to go the extra mile to assist in your recruitment needs, we work quickly and efficiently to support you.
    Coverage London
    • 88 Kingsway, Holborn, London, Greater London, WC2B 6AA
  • Favoured by legal clients for our personal and bespoke solutions, Attic Recruitment specialise in placing admin personnel into London and South East legal vacancies. We take great pride in our customer service and typically recruit paralegals, secretaries and practice managers for a range of permanent and temporary positions. We hope to build lasting relationships with all of our clients by delivering quality shortlists time and time again.
    Coverage London and the South East
    • 79/80 Margaret Street, London, Greater London, W1W 8TA
  • With more than 20 years' experience placing legal professionals nationally and internationally, LinkPoint is a well-established consultancy specialising in legal recruitment. We work at all levels spanning private practice, commerce and the financial services industry, and our consultants have vast experience recruiting Legal Secretaries, Paralegals, Litigation Assistants and Solicitors.
    Coverage UK Nationwide
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    • 3000 Cathedral Hill, Guildford, Surrey, GU2 7YB
    • Wireless House, Fawkham Road, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN15 6JS
    • Suite 13199, 2nd Floor, 20-22 Wenlock Road, London, N1 7GU
    • 49 Lodge Lane, Grays, Essex, RM17 5RZ
    • CB1 Business Centre, Twenty Station Road, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB1 2JD
    • Prudence Place, Proctor Way, Luton, Bedfordshire, LU2 9PE
  • Jobseeker tip provided by Agency Central Ltd

    The Institute of Legal Secretaries and PAs (ILSPA) and the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (CILEx) offer Legal Secretaries Diploma courses, which covers relevant laws, as well as giving participants a breadth of practical knowledge which will be useful in this role.

  • Legal execs, litigation execs, legal secretaries.
    Coverage 15 mile radius of Wigan
    • 27-29 Library Street, Wigan, Lancashire, WN1 1NN
  • Recruiting expert staff across the Finance, Insurance, Legal, Marketing, Secretarial, Administrative and Consulting sectors, our specialist Commercial Division at Berry Recruitment is a trusted extension of businesses throughout the UK. From SMEs to blue chip nationals, our friendly consultants are committed to delivering unbeatable customer service when supplying personnel for all permanent, temporary or contract Commercial roles.
    Coverage UK wide
    18 Offices Nationwide
  • Think Specialist Recruitment specialise in a number of key areas including:- PA and secretarial (including PA, Secretary, Team Secretary, Audio Secretary, Legal Secretary, Copy Typists) and administration. We offer an independent, professional, honest & efficient recruitment service.
    Coverage Hertfordshire, Beds, Bucks and Greater London
    • Atlantic Business Centre, Hamilton House, 111 Marlowes, Hertfordshire, Hemel Hempstead, HP1 1BB
  • Jobseeker tip provided by Agency Central Ltd

    Law is an incredibly broad subject, and as such, there are many areas that a Legal Secretary might specialise in. These include criminal law, conveyancing, family / matrimonial law, and litigation.

  • If your law firm is looking to secure top Legal Secretaries, speak to our specialist Office & Finance Division. We understand the administrative support required by the Legal industry and are capable of supplying experienced candidates with proven communication, typing and IT skills. Regardless of if you operate in Immigration, Litigation or Commercial Law, you can trust Wild Recruitment to source the right Legal Secretaries for your firm.
    Coverage Hampshire, Dorset and Buckinghamshire
    • Unit 7, Linford Forum, Rockingham Drive, Linford Wood, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, MK14 6LY
    • 46-48 Arundel Street, Portsmouth, Hampshire, PO1 1NL
    • 2-4 Wimborne Road, Poole, Dorset, BH15 2BU
  • Stable, independent and successful employment agency specialising in the placement of permanent, contract and temporary staff across the United Kingdom. We operate a corporate and professional practice but with the personal touch. Genuine testimonials. Mango Solutions Recruitment " The Right choice".
    Coverage Nationwide
    • Number 10, Atlanta Boulevard, Romford, Essex, RM1 1TB
  • Various levels of positions with a secretarial bias within various departments that have included Commercial; Conveyancing; Probate; Litigation; Non Contentious; Family; Employment and Criminal Sectors.
    Coverage South West
    • Certainty Recruitment, Cornwall, Callington, PL17 7QE
  • Specialising in Senior Management and Executive positions throughout the South West
    Coverage South West
    • 19 Duke Street, St Austell, Cornwall, PL25 5PQ
  • Our legal specialist recruiters are based around the UK to help assist well renowned organisations in making top legal hires. We task a devoted commercial division with sourcing quality legal professionals of all disciplines including paralegals, legal secretaries and solicitors. By consistently delivering successful solutions, we hope to develop lasting relationships that enables us to improve the effectiveness of our personal service.
    Coverage UK wide
    27 Offices Nationwide

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