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Legal Secretary

Type Permanent

Salary Negotiable

Location Cork City

Ref # 8405

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Barden is proud to support our client, a medium-sized legal firm based in Cork City. They are currently seeking an experienced Legal Secretary to join their team on a permanent basis.

If you’re passionate about legal administration and thrive in a fast-paced environment, then this role could be for you. Salary is flexible and will be determined based on the persons experience. This is a strong opportunity for a motivated individual to develop their career and gain experience working in a fast-paced environment.



  • Ability to prepare contracts and reply to requisitions.
  • Supporting solicitors by managing diaries, reviewing, and organising files to a high standard.
  • Providing support with the day-to-day running of the practice as part of a strong support team.
  • Dictating lawyers’ audio files and written notes.
  • Transcribing and proofreading legal documents.



  • Experience as a legal secretary is essential, while experience in conveyancing and family law is highly desirable but not mandatory.
  • High level of competency in Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Strong attention to detail and experience.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • The ability to organise and prioritise workloads.
  • Creating, amending, and formatting legal documents and templates.
  • A team player with a positive attitude.


Want to find out more? Please get in touch with Susan Greene in Barden ( for more information.


Hi, we’re Barden.  We’re the Partner Led Talent Advisory & Recruitment Firm that puts Talent first. With practices across Accounting & Tax, Business Support, Financial Services, Legal, Life Sciences, Supply Chain, and Technology, we help build world-class teams for Ireland’s top companies and we help top Talent achieve their ambitions. Simple.

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Tara Higgins is Partner of the Business Support & Operational Finance Practice with Barden’s talent advisory and recruitment firm in Munster. A core part of Tara’s role is working directly with professionals in the areas of Operational Finance and Business Support, helping them to identify and map out their future career path, and secure their ideal roles. Tara will also partner with clients to build world class teams in these, and other, areas of business. A UCC grad, Tara started her career in finance before moving into recruitment in 2015. She joined Barden Munster in April 2018 at a very exciting time when the Munster office was in true start-up mode. Over the past number of years, she has helped our managing partners to grow various areas of the Munster business, which she is extremely passionate about.

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