Family Legal Secretary

Job Title: Family Legal Secretary
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Greater Manchester
Salary: £18,000+
REF: 712
Contact Name: Paula Pawlowska
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An opportunity for an experienced family law legal secretary to join a well established regional law firm in Manchester. On offer is a down to earth working environment with a great work-life balance. You will be assisting two family solicitors with their caseload and assist with their audio typing. The role can be full time or part-time.


Family Legal Secretary – Manchester

The company & role

  • Well established, award-winning multi-service firm in Greater Manchester
  • Small, tight-knit family team headed up by a senior family solicitor
  • Commutable from Manchester, Stockpot, Oldham, Rochdale, High Peak

Added extras

  • 23 days annual leave + bank holidays
  • Death in service
  • Firm-wide bonus scheme
  • Option to purchase extra holidays
  • Asap start

The ideal candidate

  • Previous family secretary experience is essential 
  • Preparation of work via digital dictation system (Bighand). 
  • Document preparation/production. 
  • Use of the firm’s case management system, including both paper and electronic file opening and closing (Mattersphere). 
  • Liaison and communication with clients and other parties, both by telephone and email. 
  • Diary organisation/administration i.e. client appointments, Court hearings, etc. 

The next step

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