Legal Secretary

The Opportunity…

At Wolferstans, we are passionate about delivering exceptional legal experiences. Clients who contact us to deal with sensitive legal matters are placing a great deal of trust in us and it is critical that we repay this trust by treating them with the warmth, professionalism, understanding and courtesy that they deserve.

We were the first firm in Plymouth to be awarded the title of Compassionate Workplace and over recent years we have won “Large Business of the Year” at the 2021 Plymouth Business Awards, at the LawNet Awards 2022 we won “Law Firm of the Year” and our Medical Negligence Team won “Team of the Year”, and we have also secured our place in the Times Legal Top 200 for the 3rd year running – why not come and be a part of our success?

You will be part of a supportive and flexible working environment where you have the ability to further your career aspirations. Our benefits package includes 5 weeks annual leave plus bank holidays and an extended break over the Christmas period, you are also awarded a day off for your birthday and will be signed up to our Health Care Plan designed with wellbeing in mind.

What will you do?

You will provide administrative and secretarial support to our Wills and Trust Lawyers using digital dictation. The role will also involve working closely with the PA to the Senior Private Client Partner working on bespoke tasks which will involve having a keen eye for detail.

This is an office based role, you will be based at our North Hill office and spend one day per week working from our Plymstock office.

What do you offer?

Previous experience of working in a similar role as a Legal Secretary in Wills and Trust with excellent typing skills along with PA standard organisational skills.

Attention to detail
Communication skills
Time management skills and able to prioritise effectively

Able to:
Demonstrate a passion for client service excellence
Deal sensitively and appropriately with confidential information
Develop and maintain strong relationships with team members, the firms’ employees, and partners.
Work well under pressure within stipulated timescales and meet deadlines

You will be:
Proud of a professional and positive work attitude with the ability to embrace change
Willing to attend courses and webinars to increase knowledge and understanding
Keen to work towards or demonstrate the firm’s core competencies
Committed to Wolferstans, and able to provide a confident and positive input, taking
responsibility and ownership for the success of the firm and your own development

Applications will officially close on 28 February 2023. However, we are keen to talk to suitable candidates at the earliest possible opportunity and will close the vacancy to new applications once conversations reach an advanced stage to avoid a delay. We would therefore urge candidates who are interested in this vacancy to get in touch ASAP and discuss the opportunity with us.