Legal Secretary - Family

Recruiter
Personnel Selection
Location
Dorking, Surrey
Salary
£25000 - £27000/annum + Benefits
Posted
13 Jul 2017
Closes
12 Aug 2017
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We are an established firm of solicitors based in Dorking who are looking to recruit a full time Legal Secretary to provide administrative and secretarial support to the family department. You will supporting one fee earner predominantly but will also provide support to a consultant solicitor in the absence of the other secretary.

We are a firm of specialist solicitors covering the South East and London and we work with FTSE companies as well as smaller private companies. We employ over 100 people across our offices and our firm is accredited by Lexcel.This is a great opportunity to join a growing firm who cover a broad range of legal services.

In return we are looking to pay a salary of up to £27k and work Monday to Friday 9am - 5.30pm. benefits include: Life Insurance, 20 days holiday rising to 25 days, pensions scheme and private medical and medicash schemes.

The Legal Secretary/Administrator requires someone with previous experience working within the Family department of a legal firm and the ability to audio type.

Responsibilities of the Legal Secretary/Administrator:-
Providig support to 1 fee earner. Audio and copy typing, diary management, preparation and submission of searches, dealing with telephone calls and those visiting the office, updating case management systems and documentation production, co-ordination of appointments and diary management.
The post will also require some general administration tasks such as preparation of meeting rooms before and after meetings, proving refreshments and preparing post for despatch.
Candidates from legal secretarial, probate and family law backgrounds will be suitable.

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