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Vacancy - General Legal Secretary

Posted: 16th January 2020

Employer: TMJ Legal Services

Job Title: General Legal Secretary

Salary: To be agreed

Working hours: Full time or part time available

Place of work: Hartlepool but must be flexible to provide cover at other offices

Start date: March 2020

Job description

Providing support and assistance to fee earners in conveyancing, family,  private client and personal injury departments as and when required.

Duties to include the following which are not exclusive:- 

  • Typing
  • Filing
  • Taking telephone calls and messages
  • Attending on clients
  • Issuing receipt for monies and securities received
  • Maintaining diaries
  • Obtaining files daily for appointments, reviews and messages
  • Keeping files orderly and in compliance with Quality Procedures Manual
  • Ensuring copies of all letters and documents are kept on the correct file
  • Booking courses and attending to relevant paperwork
  • Photocopying
  • Ensuring daily post is approved and prepared for signature and dispatch.

Person requirements

  • Previous legal secretary experience essential
  • Ability to drive and cover various offices at Peterlee, Durham and Wingate
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Good administrative skills
  • A polite, cheerful attitude, particularly when meeting clients.

Company information

High street solicitors dealing with private and publicly funded work. Four offices. 

Please refer to our website for more information.

Closing date

15 February 2020

Application information

Email CV and covering letter to

or by post to TMJ Legal Services, Foster House, 99 Raby Road, Hartlepool, TS24 8DT

Vacancy - Assistant Solicitor (Civil Litigation)

Posted: 15th January 2020

Employer: TMJ Legal Services

Job title: General Civil Litigation Solicitor

Salary: Salary based on PQE


Job Description:

An experienced Solicitor is required to join a highly regarded and established firm with offices in Hartlepool, Peterlee, Wingate and Durham. 

The firm is looking for an experiencved, proactive, ambitious litigator to advise on General Civil Litigation (e.g. property disputes, commercial contract claims, partnership/shareholder disputes, consumer claims, contentious probate, boundary disputes). Experience of advising on employment law issues would also be an advantage.

Candidates must have the ability to run a caseload from start to finish and you will have sound knowledge and a proven track record. You will have excellent communication and organisational skills. You will be a committed and self-motivated individual who can work as part of a friendly team, to tight deadlines and have excellent attention to detail. You will be required to have a good understanding on the Civil Procedure Rules and Civil Litigation generally.


Person Requirements: 

Previous litigation experience essential.


Working hours:



Company Information:

Friendly high street solicitors with four offices.

Please refer to our website for more information. 


Start date: 

£25,000 to £35,000 depending upon PQE


Application Information:

Email CV and covering letter to

or by post to Helen Edwardes, TMJ Legal Services, Foster House, 99 Raby Road, Hartlepool, TS24 8DT. 

FREE wills consultation

Posted: 14th January 2020

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Family Law advice appointments now available at our Durham office

Posted: 8th January 2020

We are pleased to offer family law appointments at our Durham office on Tuesday afternoons. Telephone 0191 383 0111 to arrange a FREE initial appointment. 


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