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Part Time Legal Secretary (Family Department)


Posted: 18 hours ago


GMP Recruitment are proud to be partnered with a forward-thinking law firm with over 150 years of history in the Gloucester area. We are supporting their recruitment for a Legal Secretary to join their Family Department on a part-time, permanent contract.

This position is part time, working 3 days a week and you will receive a highly competitive salary pro rata, based on experience, with a bonus scheme.

Legal Secretary main duties:

  • Liaising with clients, clerks, colleagues and other individuals by telephone, email and letter for work related matters.
  • Ensuring that a professional and efficient manner is adopted at all times is essential.
  • Excellent copy and digital audio typing skills are essential with a good understanding of the need to prioritise when working with both clients and colleagues.
  • Other duties include filing, collating information for documents such as bundles, diary management and contact with clients.
  • During busy periods the candidate will be required to help other secretaries with urgent work within the Family Department.
  • The candidate will have a strong background within a private Family Department and have experience of dealing with sensitive client matters.
  • Due to the nature of this work the candidate will be good at developing trusting relationships with clients and handling what can be difficult and disturbing cases.
  • The ability to meet clients face to face and take detailed notes is essential as clients can be extremely emotional at times.

Legal Secretary required skills and experience:

  • Experience of working as a Legal Secretary in a Solicitor's practice.
  • Familiar with Bighand, CCMS and the Court Portal.
  • Fast and accurate typing.
  • Ability to draft non legal correspondence.
  • Ability to manage and organise large volumes of documents.
  • Confident in use of email and other systems in daily work.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, Bundle Docs and Drop Box advantageous.

This is a great opportunity to join a vastly successful legal firm who pride themselves on delivering exceptional service to their clients.

If the above role sounds perfect for you, or you require more information, please click apply or contact GMP Recruitment directly.

GMP Recruitment are recruiting for this role on behalf of their client and are acting as an Employment Agency

Job Details

Part Time
Gloucester, Gloucestershire, United Kingdom