Legal Secretary - Commercial Property - Derby


Norman House, Derby


Full time - 35 hours per week: Monday – Friday, 9.00 am – 5.00 pm

Smith Partnership is a leading law firm in the East Midlands. A forward thinking and progressive company employing over 200 staff throughout 6 offices.

An opportunity has become available at our Norman House Head Office in Derby, for a full time Legal Secretary working within our Commercial Property Department.


Key Tasks:

To provide secretarial and other related services to two fee earners within the Commercial Property team;

  • Audio and copy typing
  • Handling enquiries from clients and relevant professionals
  • Filing/Photocopying
  • Diary maintenance
  • Dealing with clients on telephone and in office when required
  • Taking and passing on messages in absence of the relevant fee earner
  • Arranging appointments
  • Dealing with bills, invoices and payments (when required)
  • File maintenance


Experience Required:

  • Previous legal secretarial experience
  • Advanced knowledge of Word, Outlook and use of the Internet
  • Audio Typing


Knowledge Required:

  • Legal Terminology
  • Legal Forms
  • Client File Maintenance Procedures
  • Billing Guides
  • Client Care Procedures
  • Client Confidentiality Policy
  • Cheque Requests
  • Knowledge of area of Law for Department


This is an excellent opportunity to join a progressive East Midlands law firm and to work as part of a challenging and friendly team.

Applications strictly via email enclosing a current CV and covering letter to (

No Agencies please.