Family Legal Secretary

Job Description

Legal Secretary – Family

Fareham, Hampshire

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

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

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Legal Secretary – Family

Fareham, Hampshire

Well established, multi service law firm in the Fareham and surrounding areas are seeking a Legal Secretary for their Family 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 and 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

Fareham, Hampshire

Well established, multi service law firm in the Fareham and surrounding areas are seeking a Legal Secretary for their Family 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 and 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: Fareham
Salary: £20000 - £25000 Per Annum
Contract Type: Permanent
Sector: Law
Division: Legal Support
Date: 25th March 2021

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Job Summary

Location: Fareham
Salary: £20000 - £25000 Per Annum
Contract Type: Permanent
Sector: Law
Division: Legal Support
25th March 2021

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