Legal Secretary

Recruiter
The SmartList
Location
Stancil
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
27 Jan 2018
Closes
17 Feb 2018
Category
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
LOCATION: Doncaster

JOB TITLE: Legal Secretary

SALARY & BENEFITS: Competitive dependent on experience and 28 days holiday + bank holidays

WORKING HOURS: Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm

THE COMPANY: We are currently working with a specialist law firm who concentrate solely on Criminal and Family Law based in Doncaster. They are currently seeking a Legal Secretary to support the Childcare Department.

THE ROLE: As a Legal Secretary you will provide comprehensive and administrative service to clients, immediate Line Managers and Head of the Care Departments to ensure a smooth efficient running of the Care Department Office.

Key Responsibilities for the Legal Secretary role to include:-

  • General File Management including setting up files, creating clients, matters and cases.
  • Maintaining neat and tidy files
  • Updating Bundles
  • Drafting Court Applications
  • Legal Aid Agency Applications & Amendments
  • Legal Aid Agency Payments on Account
  • Children and Family Court Advisory and Support Service Point of Contact
  • Expert Point of Contact
  • Audio, copy and general typing
  • Diary Management
  • Distribute Post & Messages to relevant Fee Earners
  • Point of Contact for Clients i.e. for appointments and queries
  • Filing & Photocopying
  • Provide basic cover for the Care Department Administrator during leave and sickness
  • Operating Law Fusion

THE CANDIDATE: The successful candidate will be an enthusiastic and motivated individual who has the ability to prioritise work effectively, work to tight deadlines and have good knowledge of Microsoft Office.

Key experience essential for the role of the Legal Secretary :-

  • Have experience in a similar role and/or has worked in a Legal environment
  • Has experience using Microsoft Office
  • Lives within a commutable distance to Doncaster

Does this sound like you? If yes then please hit the apply now button.
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