Legal Secretary : Family (Temp)

Job Description

Legal Secretary : Family (Temp)

1 : 6 Month Contract

Well established, multi service law firm in the Kent and surrounding areas are seeking a temporary Family Legal Secretary for their Canterbury team.

This role will be to provide secretarial support to fee earners within the Family department. Supporting with matters relating…

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Legal Secretary : Family (Temp)

1 : 6 Month Contract

Well established, multi service law firm in the Kent and surrounding areas are seeking a temporary Family Legal Secretary for their Canterbury team.

This role will be to provide secretarial support to fee earners within the Family department. Supporting with matters relating to Divorce, Private Children`s matters and Ancillary Relief cases. Duties will include:

  • Liaising with clients face to face and assisting via telephone and email.
  • Updating trial bundles.
  • Preparation of documents such as Form E`s, Form A`s, Form C`s, Form D`s, Decree Nisi, Decree Absolute, Divorce petitions, Separation agreements, Pre-nuptial agreements.
  • Instructing counsel as dictated.
  • Managing the diaries of fee earners within the team.
  • Audio typing using a digital dictation system.
  • Assisting fee earners/paralegals with billing duties.
  • General file related administration.

Desired skills & experience:

  • Experience as a legal secretary, ideally within family or child law.
  • Detail orientated with excellent client care skills.
  • Experience of using case management system.
  • IT literate : Microsoft Word / Excel / Outlook / Digital Audio software / Case Management.

Job Description

Legal Secretary : Family (Temp)

1 : 6 Month Contract

Well established, multi service law firm in the Kent and surrounding areas are seeking a temporary Family Legal Secretary for their Canterbury team.

This role will be to provide secretarial support to fee earners within the Family department. Supporting with matters relating to Divorce, Private Children`s matters and Ancillary Relief cases. Duties will include:

  • Liaising with clients face to face and assisting via telephone and email.
  • Updating trial bundles.
  • Preparation of documents such as Form E`s, Form A`s, Form C`s, Form D`s, Decree Nisi, Decree Absolute, Divorce petitions, Separation agreements, Pre-nuptial agreements.
  • Instructing counsel as dictated.
  • Managing the diaries of fee earners within the team.
  • Audio typing using a digital dictation system.
  • Assisting fee earners/paralegals with billing duties.
  • General file related administration.

Desired skills & experience:

  • Experience as a legal secretary, ideally within family or child law.
  • Detail orientated with excellent client care skills.
  • Experience of using case management system.
  • IT literate : Microsoft Word / Excel / Outlook / Digital Audio software / Case Management.

Job Summary

Location: Canterbury
Contract Type: Temporary
Sector: Law
Division: Legal Support
Date: 11th February 2019

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Job Summary

Location: Canterbury
Contract Type: Temporary
Sector: Law
Division: Legal Support
11th February 2019

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