Type: Full Time|Permanent
Family Law Legal Secretary
Full Time, Legal Vacancy In Greater Manchester
Legal Secretary –
A vacancy has arisen for a Legal Secretary to join very well-established practice in the Northwest. The salary on offer is negotiable dependent on experience. The firm are seeking to appoint a legal secretary to work within their Family team. The Team’s caseload consists of matters relating to: divorce, arrangements for children (non-Childcare Law), domestic abuse, cohabitation/TOLATA disputes, and financial and property matters. The matters are either privately funded or funded under the Legal Aid Scheme.
The role will involve providing secretarial support to the lawyers and fee earners including: document creation, preparation of work via digital dictation system (Bighand), file opening and closing, file administration (both paper based and electronic), telephone communication/support both to clients and third parties, attending to new enquiries, diary management
The successful candidate will have prior experience:
· in providing legal secretarial support within the area of Family Law
· in using Microsoft packages, legal case management software, digital dictation software, other legal IT packages and software,
· in providing support to several lawyers/fee earners as well as working on a 1:1 ratio
• Preferably have experience of the Legal Aid Agency’s CCMS portal.
Salary & Benefits:
Salary is dependent upon experience.
23 days holiday pa, plus loyalty holiday scheme, and ability to purchase holidays.
Benefits include: generous contributory (auto-enrolment) pension scheme, discretionary performance-related annual bonus, enhanced sick pay, non-contributory death in service scheme.
If you have the relevant experience, please send your CV to (url removed) for immediate consideration
Updated 26-01-2023 22:11