Family Legal Secretary

£22000 - £23000

Job Description

Experienced Family Secretary

Our client is a well-established law firm recognised throughout the Midlands as a leading provider of high quality legal services. 
They are looking for an experienced Legal Secretary to join their Family department on a permanent basis.

Duties to include:

  • Providing general assistance and support to Fee Earners to ensure that clients’ matters are dealt with as quickly and efficiently as possible. Use of initiative important.
  • Providing full secretarial support including typing of correspondence and legal documents. 
  • Answering incoming telephone calls from new and existing clients and being a key point of contact.
  • Strong command of Microsoft office (including Excel), Adobe Pro and preferably an understanding of Case Management systems.
  • Correct matter set up, filing of correspondence and other papers and ensuring compliance where appropriate.
  • Strong organisational skills and attention to detail essential.
  • Making appointments for the Fee earner and keeping his or her diary up-to-date
  • Maintaining a back-up record of all key dates on the Fee Earner’s matters
  • Photocopying urgent documentation
  • Timely delivery of outgoing correspondence to the mail point

We are looking for a candidate with previous experience in a Family department.