• Location: Barnstaple
  • Reference Number: LSW2992

Legal Southwest

Our Client is one of the leading law firms in Devon with offices in Torquay, Exeter, Dartmouth, Newton Abbot and Barnstaple. They have a love for Devon, as well as a passion for the work they do

This firm have been serving the Devon legal community for the last 150 years and during the last decade they have grown significantly. They have 5 offices that stretch from coast to coast in Devon and employ 185 staff.

The service they offer has been recognised externally and in 2017 the firm was nationally acclaimed on two occasions. In October the Law Society’s prestigious Excellence Awards took place at the Hilton, Park Lane in London where their Private Client team were awarded the Excellence in Private Client Practice award distinguishing the team as England and Wales’s industry best. The firm was also shortlisted for Excellence in Law. In 2018 the firm was shortlisted for Law Firm of the Year by the Law Society and won Law Firm of the Year at the Devon and Somerset Law Society Legal Awards.

We are seeking a bright, competent and able Legal Secretary to join the professional private client team in Barnstaple. The role is primarily to provide secretarial and administrative support to the private client legal team. The role also has the potential to develop to provide paralegal support.

Applicants should have good secretarial experience and excellent I.T. skills, ideally working with digital dictation and case management systems.

Experience of private client work would be a distinct advantage.

The role is full-time, 5 days per week, 36.25 hours.


Benefits include 4 weeks holiday plus bank holiday and increments with length of service, birthday day off, free tea and coffee, ‘perkbox’ employee benefits scheme, sick pay and staff discount after qualifying period.

Please get in touch if you would like more information on this role or send us your CV via the form below.

Legal Southwest will never, without exception, send out your CV without your prior knowledge or consent so please be assured that we treat every application with the utmost confidentiality.

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