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Legal Secretary- Family - 18202

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Job Type: Permanent

Our Client, a well-established Solicitors based in Tenterden, are looking to employ an experienced Legal secretary to work as part of their busy Family team. This opportunity is for an immediate start providing secretarial and general administrative support to fee earners within the family department.

Key responsibilities:


  • To undertake work in an efficient and timely manner with the parameters of ISO 9001 Quality Standards.

  • To promote the professional image of the firm at all times.

  • To prepare correspondence and documents through audio-typing (Big-hand) and word processing.

  • To make appointments, arrange meetings and maintain up-to-date diary for fee earners.

  • To deal whenever possible with routine client enquiries and communications.

  • To administer filing which will include daily filing and the opening, closing, storage and retrieval of client files within the parameters of policy and procedures.

  • To prepare mail and enclosures.

  • To prepare documents/reports as required by the fee earners.

  • To attend clients both in person and on the telephone and to provide such support in a professional and friendly manner in keeping with the firm’s standards for client care.

  • To provide support to other secretaries as required.

  • To ensure the confidentiality of all the firm’s client’s documentation and information.

  • Other duties as deemed necessary to fulfil the role.


Key attributes, qualities and experience required:


  • Educated to O-Level/GCSE and equivalent standard.

  • ILEX Secretarial qualification (desirable)

  • Previous secretarial experience within a legal environment (essential)

  • Previous secretarial experience within the family environment (desirable)

  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office package

  • Good communication and organisational skills

  • Ability to be flexible within the office environment



To apply, please email apply@reactrecruitment.co.uk

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