Legal Secretary in Family

London (Central), London (Greater)
Up to £39,000
05 Jan 2017
02 Feb 2017
Job Title
Legal Secretary
Practice Area
Family / Matrimonial
Contract Type
Full Time

We have a really fantastic role supporting a Partner and an Associate at a reputable UK based practice, who have a very successful reputation and only tend to deal with very high end matrimonial issues; clients tend to be of the super-rich or celebrities, so it’s highly sensitive and the need for confidentially is strictly important. The firm, despite being relatively small, are regarded within the top firms specialising within Family in the UK.

The firm have a great reputation due to how fascinating the cases and the work is but also because it is a smaller practice, it has a reputation for having a friendlier and more supportive environment over many of the larger firms within the City.

The firm are looking for a well experienced legal secretary who has experience in dealing with clients and has a hands on, up-beat approach who enjoys working in a team and strong litigation or family experience. The ideal candidate will be hardworking, passionate about their job and more than happy to help the partners and associates which they will be supporting along with their team.

Key responsibilities:

  • Diary management
  • Digital dictation
  • Liaising with Partners and clients
  • Balancing workload
  • Arranging travel for fee earners
  • Acting as a gatekeeper for calls
  • Meeting and greeting clients when necessary
  • General admin support for Partners, Fee Earners and wider team (as necessary)
  • Providing a high level of support and acting as the first point of contact
  • Professionalism
  • Being able to deal with any task that comes your way

Person Specification:

  • Strong family or litigation experience is vital
  • At least 5 GCSE’s A*-C including Maths and English.
  • Quick and efficient
  • Good I.T. Skills
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills
  • Great team player  

To apply, please click on the button and send your Cover Note/CV with your contact details to Denis Simpson.

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