Family Legal Secretary/ Paralegal

Job Description

Family Legal Secretary/ Paralegal

Windsor, Berkshire

Full time, in the office

Salary depending on experience

Well established, multi service law firm in the Berkshire area are seeking a Legal Secretary/ Paralegal to join their Family law team.

This role will be to provide secretarial support to the fee earners within the…

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Family Legal Secretary/ Paralegal

Windsor, Berkshire

Full time, in the office

Salary depending on experience

Well established, multi service law firm in the Berkshire area are seeking a Legal Secretary/ Paralegal to join their Family law team.

This role will be to provide secretarial support to the fee earners within the Family department. You will be hands on and also completing some Paralegal duties. You will be supporting with matters relating to Divorce, Private Children’s matters and financial matters.

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 or assistant, ideally within family or child law within a law firm is essential
  • 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/ Paralegal

Windsor, Berkshire

Full time, in the office

Salary depending on experience

Well established, multi service law firm in the Berkshire area are seeking a Legal Secretary/ Paralegal to join their Family law team.

This role will be to provide secretarial support to the fee earners within the Family department. You will be hands on and also completing some Paralegal duties. You will be supporting with matters relating to Divorce, Private Children’s matters and financial matters.

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 or assistant, ideally within family or child law within a law firm is essential
  • 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: Windsor
Contract Type: Permanent
Sector: Law
Division: Paralegal
Date: 15th November 2021

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Job Summary

Location: Windsor
Contract Type: Permanent
Sector: Law
Division: Paralegal
15th November 2021

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