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Family Legal Secretary

JS Legal Recruitment Ltd
Closing date
10 May 2021

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Family Legal Secretary

Family Legal Secretary required for our client a leading law firm in the Top Legal 500 with over 80 staff , there committed to achieving a high standard of client service . Are now recruiting for an experienced Family legal Secretary , as a Family legal secretary you will possess at least 12 months Family experience .

The Role
  • You will provide full secretarial support to the team leader ensuring client problems are solved efficiently
  • Manage diaries
  • Screen e-mails, telephone calls and post
  • Open and closing files
  • Preparation of correspondence and complex legal documents
  • File and case management , bill presentation
  • Audio typing Using digital dictation, Drafting letters and responses with minimal supervision
  • Meeting with clients taking notes
  • Support Fee Earners with the preparation of bills
  • Liaising with clients both face to face and over the telephone , solicitors, courts
  • Dealing with Child care , Divorce, Separation, Co-Habitation, Finances ,Civil partnerships
  • Preparation of trial bundles
  • General administration ,including filing ,photocopying, faxing and scanning

The Candidate
  • You will be an experienced legal secretary ,preferably gained within a private client / Family department
  • Ideally have worked within a Family team in the last 12 months
  • Fast and accurate typing skills including digital audio systems
  • Experience with case management
  • Strong IT Skills including Microsoft Word, Excel ,Outlook , previous experience using case management systems
  • Proof reading, checking for spelling and Grammar
  • Able to work on your own initiative
  • You will have a positive manner in dealing with clients
  • Excellent communication skills and a sympathetic ear able to work as part of a team
  • Pleasant working environment

Benefits to you
  • 30 days Annual Leave per annum (including Bank Holidays) and an additional 3 days Annual Leave for the Christmas Closure
  • Private health benefits scheme after qualifying period of 12 months
  • Pension Scheme after qualifying period of 3 months
  • Fabulous working environment

Apply Now.

Contact Julie Sheridan at JS Legal Recruitment Ltd, quoting reference JSL2093 OR email now your cv or call for a confidential discussion . For more information on other vacancies JS Legal recruitment Ltd are handling please visit our website.

All successful applications will be responded to within 7 working days. If you have not been contacted within this timescale your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.
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