Legal Secretary

Job Title: Legal Secretary
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: West Yorkshire
Salary: £18,000 - £22,000
REF: 2238
Contact Name: Lucy Wickham
Contact Email:

An award-winning family law firm is looking for a Family Legal Secretary to join them in their Leeds or Bradford office. 

You will join a down-to-earth team and provide secretarial assistance to a number of specialist family lawyers. 

The firm has a down-to-earth, close-knit feel and offers a wide range of benefits to their employees along with a competitive salary. 

Family Legal Secretary – Leeds or Bradford 

The company & role 

  • A family law boutique with a particular focus on cases involving domestic violence and children 

  • In this role, you will be expected to carry out general legal secretary duties, administration tasks including dictation, time recording and speaking to clients on the telephone, typing, drafting documents and letters. 

  • The firm are accredited by Resolution and members of the Law Society Family and Children Panels 

  • They have been shortlisted for the Family Team of the Year award at the Family Law Awards 2021 

  • They pride themselves on investing in their people and offer clear career progression opportunities for those who want to develop their career 

  • Commutable from Leeds, Bradford, Halifax, Huddersfield and Rochdale 

 Added extras and benefits 

  • Generous holiday allowance plus your birthday off  

  • Healthcare 

  • Childcare vouchers 

  • Interest-free season ticket loan 

  • Corporate discounts 

  • Payment of professional subscriptions and Panel accreditations 

  • Summer and Christmas parties 

The ideal candidate 

  • A Legal Secretary with 2 years' experience working in a similar role 

  • Experience at a family firm is advantageous 

  • Will have experience of handling family matters with legal aid 

  • Will be well-organised and capable of working independently 

How to apply for this Family Legal Secretary role 

If this sounds like the job for you, you can apply via this website by clicking ‘Apply’ above. Alternatively, to learn more about this opportunity or to register your interest, contact Lucy on 03300 245 606 or email  

Lucy is an Associate Consultant at Realm and specialises in recruiting family solicitors across Yorkshire. She works with family departments at firms of all shapes and sizes in Leeds, York, Harrogate and Huddersfield. If you are looking for a new position, Lucy is ready to help you make a move.  

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