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Legal Secretary

Personal Injury Department

Reference: LS/PI/PW/MAY22

Location: London

Role type: 9-month FTC (Maternity Cover)

Salary: Competitive + benefits

Deadline: 5 June 2022, 23:59:00

Legal Secretary - Personal Injury Department
London – with hybrid home working opportunity
9 Month FTC (Maternity cover)
Competitive salary and benefits
Role Reference - LS/PI/PW/MAY22

About Leigh Day
We are a top 100 law firm committed to claimant-only cases, ensuring that individuals have the same access to justice as the UK Government and large corporations. We’re not afraid to take on difficult and challenging cases involving medical negligence, serious personal injuries, discrimination in the workplace, defective products and human rights abuses in this country and overseas.

About the department
Our Personal Injury team represent clients who have suffered any injury at work or in any public setting whether in this country or abroad when it wasn’t their fault. The department has specialist teams in road traffic accidents including a cycling specific team, work injury and industrial diseases, travel claims, brain and spinal cord injuries. We have successfully settled compensation claims in cases relating to asbestos exposure, including pleural thickening, asbestosis, lung cancer and mesothelioma. Leigh Day's asbestos lawyers have secured millions of pounds in compensation in the last ten years for clients whose loved ones have died because of asbestos exposure.

About the role
We have an opportunity for a secretary to join the Personal Injury department to support our team of lawyers with our landmark, personal injury cases.

Among other duties, you will be responsible for managing schedules, arranging meetings, booking international travel and accommodation, time recording and invoicing, minute taking and drafting correspondence.

Application Process
Please return the following documents to jobs@leighday.co.uk by 5th June 2022.
• A covering letter stating why you are interested in this role, your salary expectations and applicable notice period.
• A copy of your up-to-date CV.
• The completed application form.

Interviews will be carried out on a rolling basis. Please submit your application as early as possible in order to be considered.

Commitment to Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion
Leigh Day is committed to the principles of equality, diversity, and inclusion. We value the diversity of our colleagues, our clients and the third parties with whom we work. We seek to create an environment where everyone feels included and valued for their unique characteristics, skills and abilities and supported in their needs and responsibilities.