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Legal Secretary – Family Law

Due to ongoing expansion, we are currently looking to recruit a Full-time experienced Legal Secretary for our Family Department at our Sutton in Ashfield office.

 It is desired that the successful candidate will have experience in working in a Family department and have the experience and desire to assist the department.  A background in Family work is desired but not essential.

The ideal candidate for this role must have the following:

  • Up to 2 years’ experience of working in a Family Law Department
  • a strong desire to learn
  • enthusiastic and ambitious
  • hardworking
  • organised
  • adaptable and accommodating
  • a smart and tidy appearance
  • excellent attention to detail
  • IT competent
  • Excellent timekeeping and attendance

The successful Family Law Legal Secretary will undertake duties including but not limited to:

  • Assisting solicitors in the Family department
  • Creating bundles
  • Typing correspondence
  • Diary Management
  • Audio typing & word processing through Digital Dictation
  • Administrative duties
  • Filing
  • Photocopying
  • Assisting other members of the department as required
  • Presentation of correspondence and documents
  • Liaising with Clients and other parties
  • Covering reception during holiday
  • Opening and scanning post


Location: Sutton-in-Ashfield

Salary: £21,500

End date: 31/01/23

Reporting To: Head of Department

Working Hours: Monday to Friday, 8.30am–5.00pm with 1 hour for lunch

Benefits: Workplace Pension Scheme, 25 days holiday plus bank holidays (4 day of your annual leave is to be used over the Christmas break when the office is closed) and addtional holiday purchase scheme.

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