Family Secretary

Reference

CLE/AR/055377

Sector

Legal

Salary

Competitive

Town/City

Trowbridge

Contract Type

Permanent

Closing Date

24/05/2021

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Family Secretary

Trowbridge

Salary: DOE

The Company:

With a long established and well-earned reputation for excellence, our client offer a full range of high-class legal services for both businesses and individuals. They are committed to the very best standards of practice and are very proud to hold Lexcel – the Law Society’s recognition of the highest management and customer care standards. Due to growth we are looking for a family secretary to join the team in the Trowbridge office.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Audio typing, preparing and amending draft documents
  • Making and receiving telephone calls and dealing with emails
  • Dealing with clients both in person and on the telephone and assisting clients in the absence of a fee earner.
  • Making appointments and assisting with queries.
  • Photocopying, filing and general office duties including opening files and preparing completed files for storage.
  • Completing instruction sheets on initial attendance with clients.
  • Drafting divorce papers and completing various forms.
  • Assisting fee earner with collating and scheduling documents for form E’s, trial bundles and briefs to counsel etc.
  • Providing assistance to other members of the office.
  • Providing receptionist cover during absence, holiday or illness.
  • Liaising with Accounts Department to obtain cheques, print-outs etc.

Essential Skills & Requirements

  • Accurate and fast typing.
  • Good presentation of letters and documentation.
  • Knowledge of English grammar.
  • Good telephone manner.
  • Ability to deal with clients, intermediaries and other contacts.
  • Use of IT systems in the office.
  • Previous experience within a family secretarial role is essential

Important Information: We endeavour to process your personal data in a fair and transparent manner. In applying for this role, Additional Resources will be acting in your best interest and may contact you in relation to the role, either by email, phone or text message. For more information see our Privacy Policy on our website. It is important you are aware of your individual rights and the provisions the company has put in place to protect your data. If you would like further information on the policy or GDPR please contact us.

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