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Legal Secretary (Family Law)

  • Location

    Kidderminster, Worcestershire

  • Sector:

    Commercial

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Up to £20000 per annum + Salary Pro Rata

  • Contact:

    Anthony Andrews

  • Contact email:

    anthony@hewett-recruitment.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    AA28305_1526290344

  • Published:

    6 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2018-06-13

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

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The Company

A local law firm providing a range of legal services for both private and business customers.

The Role

Working within the Family Law Division supporting a Fee Earner and the wider department by providing administrative and secretarial duties in relation to client matters.

Responsibilities

To undertake all work of a secretarial nature as may be requested by any fee earner including typing, photocopying, making and taking phone calls.
To undertake such work as may be delegated by your Fee Earner or Partner in relation to client matters or any administrative duties that may be required.
To take and record accurately any message and pass the same on to the appropriate person without delay.
To make appointments and maintain up to date diary entries.
To assist with file management and ensure consistent reviews of files.
To ensure accurate time recording of all work undertaken by your fee earner.
To assist your Fee Earner in prioritising the client matter and when appropriate advise the client and others of the progress of the matter.
Attending to clients and others when appropriate on behalf of the Fee Earner. Taking accurate instructions for your fee earner's attention.
To deal with filing, storage and retrieval of client's papers and files, opening and closing of files, storage of deeds and other papers all in accordance with firm policies.

Requirements

MUST have previous Legal Secretary experience, preferably within Family Law.
Competent touch typist
Competent audio typist
Computer literate in Windows to include Word & Excel. SOS desirable.
Excellent telephone manner & experience of dealing with clients
Good organisation & communication skills

Based in Kidderminster.
4 Days per week, 28 hours per week 9am to 5pm.
Salary £20,000 (Pro-rata)