Legal Secretary (Family Law)

Recruiter
Jazz Personnel Ltd
Location
Darlington
Salary
£16k - £18k pa
Posted
06 Oct 2017
Closes
07 Nov 2017
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Jazz Personnel have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Family Law Legal Secretary to join our client, an established law firm with a fantastic reputation throughout the north east, joining the Family Law department. The primary function of this role is to provide secretarial and clerical support to two experienced family law solicitors. THE ROLE - Ensuring file management is in accordance with the Quality Procedures Manual, LAA Contract, CQS and Lexcel/SQM requirements - Reception duties as and when required - Liaising with clients both in person and over the telephone in a professional and friendly manner ensuring the firm's commitment to client care - Arranging mail dispatch by post, email, fax or Document Exchange - Preparation of correspondence and documents by Audio Typing / Digital Dictation, Word Processing and via Keystrokes - Maintaining up to date time records as appropriate - Maintaining diaries and making appointments as and when required - Photocopying - Daily filing including file opening, closing, storage and retrieval of client files - Covering at different offices from time to time - Consumables ordering - Ensuring confidentiality of the firm's clients and associated documentation and information THE PERSON - Previous Legal Secretarial experience within family law - Strong interpersonal skills - Organisational skills - Proficient in Word Processing & Audio Typing - Possess a high level of literacy and numeracy - Computer literate (Microsoft Office, Word, Excel etc.) THE PACKAGE - Salary £16,000 - £18,000 DOE - Working hours - Monday to Friday 9am - 5.30pm - Full contributory pension scheme - 28 days holiday including statutory If you think you're suited to this role please don't hesitate to apply.
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