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    Family Legal Secretary

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Family/ Matrimonial
  • Location: Ormskirk, Lancashire
  • Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
  • Date posted: 31/07/2019
  • Job reference: 40910_1564584137

Family Legal Secretary | Ormskirk | £18,000 - £20,000

A well-established Law firm based in Ormskirk are now seeking a Family Legal Secretary to provide first class support for their Family department.

The ideal Family Legal Secretary will have a minimum of 12 months' experience in a similar role providing support in relation to a variety of family matters and have a full understanding of Case Management System, Proclaim.

Duties & responsibilities include but are not limited to:

* Transcribe legal documents, letters, memos and statements - audio and copy typing - using Proclaim Case Management System

* Familiarity with legal documents and terminology

* Prepare and process standard legal documents including Petitions, Form Es, Briefs and Bundles.

* Organise and coordinate legal meetings including client interviews, hearings and conferences.

* File documents with the Court ahead of deadlines

* File, organise, scan, copy and email legal documents

* Maintain schedules and calendars including court diaries

* Proofread and edit legal documents

* Set up and maintain databases and files

* Data entry of client details onto Case Management System and updating accordingly

* Handle incoming mail and calls

* Meet with clients face to face and over the phone

* Communicate verbally and in writing to answer enquiries and provide information

* Organise delivery of legal correspondence to clients, process servers, third parties and court officials

* Arrange hearing dates

* Follow up on pending court cases

* Maintain spreadsheets

* Assist with billing

* Implement and maintain office systems

* Organise outgoing post

* Archiving of files

* Take payments from clients

* Courteous and professional demeanour

* Able to work as a team with solicitors

* Strong sense of discretion

The salary for this position is £18,000 - £20,000 depending on experience.

If you are interested in applying or hearing more about the Family Legal Secretary position, please send a copy of your CV to Olivia at o.taylor@clayton-legal.co.uk or alternatively, call on 01772 259121 for an informal discussion.

At Clayton Legal we passionately believe your talent matters, so we specialise in recruiting the best legal talent and connecting this to the right opportunities. Clayton Legal is recognised as the talent partner of choice with clients ranging from small legal practices to international and global law firms. Whether you're looking for total recruitment outsourcing or a single appointment, or an overview of the recruitment market our award recognised service can confidently meet your talent needs.

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