Paris Smith LLP is one of the South’s leading law firms with a clear strategy and vision for the future. We are committed to ensuring that clients have a positive experience with the firm, and to inspire our people to reach their full potential aligned to our values.

We are seeking two eager to learn and enthusiastic Trainee Legal Secretaries. You’ll experience several departments throughout your apprenticeship to fully understand the ins and outs of a well-established law firm. You will also gain a Level 3 Business & Administration qualification.

The main duties of a Trainee Legal Secretary include:

  • gaining full knowledge of various applications used in each department;
  • audio typing;
  • dealing directly with clients/lawyers/in-house staff via telephone and email;
  • conflict checks;
  • making appointments;
  • completing Land Registry searches; and
  • drafting standard letters, terms of business, and letters of authority.

The key attributes for this role are:

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Strong IT skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Highly organised
  • Good team working
  • Ability to take own initiative

To apply for one of these roles please email a covering letter and C.V. to Your details will then be passed to our apprenticeship training provider, Boom Training.