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  • Location: Manchester
  • Salary: £25,000 - £30,000 DOE per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Front-Line Talent, Legal
  • Contact: Sally Brearley
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 0161 883 2755
  • Expiry Date: 19 April 2024
  • Job Ref: 11551/SBR

Job Title:  PA

Location: South Manchester

Salary: £25,000 - £30,000 DOE


We're seeking a candidate with legal secretarial experience in personal injury, strong Microsoft Office skills, and exceptional English language abilities. An audio typing speed of 65+ wpm is preferred. The ideal candidate should demonstrate proactive self-management and initiative.


  • Prepare correspondence and documents via audiotyping and word processing.

  • Manage filing, including daily tasks and organizing client files.

  • Arrange appointments, meetings, and maintain the fee earner diaries.

  • Provide professional and friendly client support in person and over the phone.

  • Assist other secretaries and the administration team as needed.

  • Maintain confidentiality of firm and client information.

  • Uphold excellent client care standards.



  • Legal secretarial experience.

  • Proficiency in computer skills.

  • Excellent English spelling, punctuation, and grammar.

  • Strong word processing and audio typing abilities.

  • Customer service skills, including a friendly telephone manner.

  • Experience in Personal Injury or civil litigation firms.


  • Familiarity with Proclaim case management system.

  • Audio typing speed of 65+ words per minute.

  • Experience with court forms and creating pleadings.

  • Knowledge of digital dictation, preferably Big Hand.

Salary, Hours & Benefits:

  • Salary: £25k to £30k, depending on experience.

  • Flexible working hours; 3/2 alternate remote working rota available post-probation.

  • Holiday entitlement: 23 days, rising to 26, plus bank/public holidays.

  • Additional benefits include private medical insurance, social activities, training opportunities, and more.

Please note, should feedback not be received within 28 days due to the large volume of applications, unfortunately, your application has been unsuccessful. However, we may be in touch with similar relevant opportunities. If you would like this job advertisement in an alternative format, please contact MERJE directly.