Family Legal Secretary

Job Description

Family Legal Secretary

Full Time in the office

Fareham, Hampshire

Salary depending on the experience

A well established, multiservice law firm in the Hampshire area are seeking a Legal Secretary for their Fareham team.

This role will be to provide secretarial support to fee earners within the Family department. You…

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Family Legal Secretary

Full Time in the office

Fareham, Hampshire

Salary depending on the experience

A well established, multiservice law firm in the Hampshire area are seeking a Legal Secretary for their Fareham team.

This role will be to provide secretarial support to fee earners within the Family department. You will be supporting with matters relating to Divorce, Private Children’s matters and Ancillary Relief cases. The firm deal with both public and private law.

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

Family Legal Secretary

Full Time in the office

Fareham, Hampshire

Salary depending on the experience

A well established, multiservice law firm in the Hampshire area are seeking a Legal Secretary for their Fareham team.

This role will be to provide secretarial support to fee earners within the Family department. You will be supporting with matters relating to Divorce, Private Children’s matters and Ancillary Relief cases. The firm deal with both public and private law.

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
Contract Type: Permanent
Sector: Law
Division: Legal Support
Date: 3rd May 2022

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Job Summary

Location: Fareham
Contract Type: Permanent
Sector: Law
Division: Legal Support
3rd May 2022

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