Are you a hardworking and accomplished Legal Secretary, with experience of working within Family law? Would you enjoy the opportunity to develop your skills within a dedicated practice where you will be supporting a highly impressive fee earner? We have an excellent opportunity for a Family Legal Secretary to join an expanding Midlands-based legal practice, located in Sutton Coldfield.

As part of this developing Family department, you will be providing extensive administrative and organisational support to a key fee earner, making sure the everyday secretarial operations of the department flow smoothly. You will have the responsibility of managing a busy electronic diary, building relationships with new and current clients in order to coordinate initial appointments and meetings and handling enquiries in an appropriate manner. Acting as the first point of contact for clients, you will have a professional and empathetic demeanour over the telephone and strong attention to detail for creating varied client correspondence.

On a day to day basis, you will be dealing with the preparation of client correspondence and case documentations, maintaining hard copy client files and ensuring all documents are managed and archived accurately. As a Legal Secretary, you will be responsible for monthly client billing, making amendments and proof-reading documents on a regular basis, opening and closing files and preparing court bundles, alongside any additional administrative tasks required.

You will be an experienced Legal Secretary and an accomplished administrator, with the desire to further your career within the legal sector. With excellent typing speeds, strong IT skills, outstanding organisational ability and an amazing eye for detail, you will be confident handling an array of tasks and duties. With a proactive and flexible approach, and a high degree of initiative, you will bring lots of enthusiasm to this exciting and varied role. With a “no task too big or too small” attitude, you will happily turn your hand to anything that is needed.

In return you will receive the opportunity to demonstrate your skills in a developing Midlands practise. You will receive a generous salary and excellent benefits, alongside the chance to work as an integral part of this expanding Legal firm where your expertise will truly be valued.

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