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LEGAL SECRETARY/PERSONAL ASSISTANT

We require a full time legal secretary to join our busy legal practice based at the firm’s modern offices at North Ness Business Park, Lerwick. You will be responsible for managing the diary of and providing secretarial support to the partner, which will include tasks similar to those of a personal assistant, as well as occasional reception duties and other routine office tasks. The successful applicant will have previous legal secretarial experience, fast and accurate typing skills, excellent communication and organisational skills and good attention to detail. A working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel and Access is essential, and experience of a legal case management system would be desirable. This firm uses the LawWare system.

We primarily deal with conveyancing work, private client and crofting law, with some commercial and matrimonial work. We pride ourselves on providing a friendly and efficient service. As this is a small practice, duties will be varied, and the ability to multi-task and prioritise workloads will be essential.

The salary is negotiable, depending on experience.

To apply, please send your CV to Jennifer Smith (jen@neilrisk.com). Closing date for applications: Friday, 2 November 2018 at 5 pm.


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