Family Legal Secretary

  • Prescot
  • Permanent
  • Competitive

I am recruiting for a dynamic and reputable law firm in the St Helens area due to their family team expanding.  They are committed to providing high-quality legal services to their clients and they are looking for a dedicated Family Legal Secretary / Assistant to join their team. If you are an organised, detail-oriented individual with excellent communication skills, this firm want to hear from you.

As the successful candidate you will ideally have a minimum of 2 years’ experience within family law so you are able to make an impact quickly in a busy team. 

Some of the key tasks you will be involved with but not limited to are the following:

  • Providing administrative support to a busy team of Family Solicitors / Fee Earners
  • Using the Legal Aid Agency (CCMS) system and the Court’s Family Public Law (FPL) systems
  • Managing diaries and arranging appointments for Fee Earners
  • Keeping accurate records of running costs and time recording.
  • Producing letters and legal documents, including court bundles.
  • Drafting documents & digital dictation
  • Collaborating with fee earners to ensure timely completion of tasks and meeting deadlines.
  • Liaising with clients to progress cases and deal with enquiries
  • Liaising with third parties and external experts in relation to family cases
  • Other duties as and when required

On offer is a competitive salary relative to experience alongside hybrid working and some great benefits including Christmas shutdown (additional entitlement), pension scheme, tools required to work from home etc.

If this role sounds of interest please email your CV to or please call Justine on 0161 914 7357 for an informal and confidential discussion.

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