Legal Secretary

Legal Secretary

Job Title: Legal Secretary
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Leicester, Leicestershire
Salary: £17,000 - £21,000
REF: 897549
Contact Name: Jaimini Tailor
Contact Email:
Job Published: 4 months ago

Job Description

We're delighted to be recruiting a full-time Legal Secretary on behalf of a well-reputed Leicester-based business specialising in Family Law.

The successful applicant will join a well-reputed team who pride themselves on providing sensitive, supportive and straightforward legal advice and assistance.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Undertaking a range of family law administration tasks and providing general clerical support to the team
  • Audio-typing of documents and correspondence
  • Answering telephone calls and assisting with enquiries, routing the caller to the relevant contact where required
  • Greeting visitors to the office - general reception duties
  • Processing and distributing post
  • Opening, updating and closing files on the case management system

Skills and experience required:

  • Extensive experience of providing secretarial or administrative support within a legal environment
  • Experience of Family or Matrimonial Law would be an advantage
  • Exemplary verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to produce grammatically accurate documents and correspondence in an appropriately professional style.
  • Demonstrates a friendly and helpful manner, responding to enquiries from clients and colleagues with a positive, can-do approach
  • Strong IT and typing skills, as a confident user of MS Office, particularly Outlook and Word

Hours of work:

  • Monday to Friday, 9.00am - 5.00pm

Salary and benefits:

  • £17,000 - £22,000
  • 20 days annual leave + bank holidays

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