Christine Buglass

Christine BuglassChristine Buglass

Hello. My name is Christine Buglass and I am a conscientious, professional and self-motivated individual with extensive experience in administration and secretarial roles in the legal sector.  I am highly organised, efficient and have excellent communication and interpersonal skills along with the ability to deal competently with clients or colleagues.


Christine Buglass - Experience

I have 30 years’ secretarial experience and for the past 13 years I was employed as a legal secretary at Bond Dickinson LLP (Law Firm) in Newcastle upon Tyne.

The main content of my work was typing, amending and formatting long legal documents, which I really enjoyed, as well as day to day administration and preparation of invoices.

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Job Description Summary from Bond Dickinson LLP


  • Full secretarial and administrative support to 5 solicitors (3 solicitors in Projects & Procurement and 2 solicitors in Property)
  • Amending and formatting complex documents including track changes, cross referencing, contents page, numbering levels, etc.
  • Document comparisons (DeltaView)
  • Audio typing letters and documents
  • Typing presentations in PowerPoint
  • New client/matter file opening procedures (conflict checks, money laundering, standard file management documents, engagement letter, etc.)
  • Diary management
  • Preparing monthly invoices unsupervised
  • Solicitors’ inbox administration and filing emails under client and matter numbers
  • Use of Land Registry website to order documents, carry out searches, using Land Registry forms etc
  • Use of “Searchflow” for ordering property searches
  • Managing incoming phone calls

Examples of some of the larger projects on which I worked

  • Newcastle upon Tyne NHS Foundation Trust£300m PFI scheme to redevelopment of the RVI and Freeman Hospitals
  • Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust - £300m PFI scheme to redevelop the Pinderfields and Pontefract Hospitals
  • Newcastle City Council – PFI projects for Building Schools for the Future and their PFI Library schemes
  • Association of Council Secretaries and Solicitors (Lawyers in Local Government) – drafting a new standard local authority constitution
  • Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust & Tameside General NHS Foundation Trusts – batched PFI scheme
  • Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust - £200m PFI scheme to build and equip the new Cancer Wing at St James’ Hospital
  • Tyne & Wear Passenger Transport Executive – Procurement of an operator for the Tyne & Wear Metro
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