Temporary legal secretary


Office Angels have an exciting opportunity for a temporary legal secretary to join our client in Edinburgh. This is a temporary role which is starting Monday 11th December to Wednesday 13th December inclusive.

The hourly rate is 10 per hour.

You need to have Litigation experience.

Role responsibilities:

  • Producing information by transcribing, formatting, inputting, retrieving, copying, and transmitting text, data, and graphics
  • Tracking case deadlines
  • Corresponding with clients, witnesses, and opposing counsel
  • Answering the phone
  • Creating spreadsheets to track costs, exhibits, and other information
  • Transcribing dictation
  • Maintaining docket systems
  • Routing correspondence, reports, and legal documents
  • Organising client conferences and attorney meetings
  • Preparing expense reports
  • Maintaining the attorney's calendar by planning and scheduling conferences, teleconferences, depositions, and travel
  • Ordering supplies
  • Typing, sending, and tracking subpoenas
  • Scheduling independent medical examinations and other appointments required by the Rules of Civil Procedure
  • Creating discovery binders; indexing and filing discovery documents
  • Organising and filing case documents
  • Scheduling site examinations
  • Locating and communicating with experts; organising and filing expert reports
  • Typing and formatting pre-trial documents including motions, briefs, subpoenas, and witness lists
  • Gathering and organising exhibits
  • Creating, organising and/or indexing trial binders
  • Helping to organise mock trials
  • Tracking deadlines and sending reminders to the legal team
  • Cite-checking and proofreading briefs and legal documents
  • Ensuring that documents are properly formatted in compliance with court rules
  • Coordinating witnesses
  • Preparing, typing and formatting trial documents
  • Coordinating the preparation of charts, graphs, and other courtroom visuals
  • Scheduling couriers, court reporters, and expert witnesses
  • Organising, filing and managing documents, exhibits, and trial binders
  • Coordinating travel arrangements for attorneys, witnesses, clients, and others

Skills and Experience:

  • Proficiency with word processing, spreadsheet, presentation and time and billing software; familiarity with Microsoft Office suite
  • Proficiency with transcription equipment
  • Excellent written and verbal skills
  • Knowledge of local, state and federal court litigation documentation and filing procedures
  • Proficiency with document databases
  • E-filing experience
  • Knowledge of office procedures and legal terminology
  • Strong typing skills
  • Solid organisation skills and multi-tasking skills
  • Ability to interact professionally with all levels of personnel

Whilst we'd love to get back to every applicant personally, it isn't always possible and sadly we cannot provide individual feedback.

If you are interested in this role and wish to be considered please click apply!

This vacancy is being advertised on behalf of Office Angels who are operating as an employment agency. Office Angels are an equal opportunities employer.

Benefits of temping:

Working as a temp is an ideal way of exploring different job roles and industries.

It's also perfect for ensuring you have the right work/life balance.

Here are just some of the heavenly benefits you can expect when you temp through Office Angels:

- Employed directly with Office Angels, meaning we're always on hand to ensure you're being well looked after

- We work with highly sought after employers in your local area and cover a huge range of roles from Reception, Customer Service and Administration, to Accounts, HR and Marketing.

- We can search for permanent work whilst you're in assignments and offer expert interview support and advice

- Weekly pay

- 28 days paid annual leave (Based on a weekly accrual)

- Statutory Sick Pay in the unfortunate event you find yourself under the weather

We're proud to say our consultants are experts in recruitment and are more than happy to discuss the benefits in more detail; please contact your local Office Angels branch for further information.

**If you are currently registered with Office Angels and interested in this role please contact your consultant by email**

Office Angels is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Application Details

Closing date:

Edinburgh Office
0131 226 6112

Reference No: RC/KT/LEG

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