Trainee Legal Secretary

  • Apprenticeship Reference: 1282161457-2
  • Date Posted: 1 April 2024
  • Apprentice Employer: Acorn by Synergie
  • Location: Dorset
  • Apprentice Pay: £15,000 to £21,000
  • Apprenticeship Sector: Administration, Project Management
  • Apprenticeship Type: Permanent

About this Apprenticeship

Trainee Legal Secretary

Job title: Trainee Legal Secretary

Salary: Up to £21,000 per annum plus Healthcare, Pension, and Insurance Benefits

Location: Dorset (Central)

Our Award-Winning, Legal 500 client is seeking a committed Trainee Legal Secretary to join their team. Our client has a real passion for the proactive development and support of their staff and pride themselves on being a truly ethical employer. Your hard work and loyalty will be rewarded through forms of an impressive benefits package; with staff discounts and free parking all to add to the offer.

Opportunities around flexible working are open to discussion where possible, to help the right candidate to work in a way that best suits their needs, i.e.; caring demands, etc.

Ultimately, a successful candidate should be a reliable and devoted person, looking for an opportunity to take their first steps in Law, to get stuck in, learn and grow, with a company who are dedicated to supporting you along your career journey with them.

Essential experience / skills required:

  • Previous experience in another Office based role(s) - Legal or Non-Legal as full training will be provided.
  • IT Proficiency/Computer Literate.
  • Excellent Communication Skills.

Desirable experience required:

  • Be able to demonstrate good organisational skills and time management.
  • Previous experience working in a Secretarial capacity.
  • Experience in drafting documents and legal research

Responsibilities include:

  • Communicating with clients face-to-face and on the telephone (you will need a good telephone manner and inter-personal skills.
  • Keeping the files on the Case Management System up-to-date.
  • Assisting the Fee Earners in an administrative capacity.
  • Dealing with files and ensuring they are well ordered and comply with firm and departmental procedures.

If you feel your experience can fulfil this role and you are interested in working for a fantastic company, then please apply with a recent copy of your CV or send it directly to

Acorn by Synergie acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment.