Legal Secretary


MS LS 7321322


Legal, Legal Assistant, Legal Executive, Legal Secretary, Paralegal


£26,000 to £35,000 Per Annum


+ Bens


Oxted, Surrey

Contract Type:


We specialise in the recruitment of high quality candidates in the Secretarial sector. We have an excellent opportunity for an experienced Family Legal Secretary to work in a small, busy firm of solicitors. The role will provide secretarial and administrative support to the principal of the firm and will be the lead family secretary.

Hours: Monday to Friday, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Legal Secretary’s Core Duties

  • Be first point of contact for client enquiries, over the phone and in the office
  • Audio typing, collating documents for Form E, trial bundles, briefs to counsel, typing legal forms (Printaform), elementary drafting of documents, and opening and closing files
  • Drafting and submitting documents on MyHMTCS, dealing with Land Registry Entries, applications and registrations on Land Registry portal
  • Diary management
  • General office duties

Legal Secretary’s Skills Required

  • High level of verbal and communications skills
  • Fast audio (tape machine) typing skills with high attention to detail
  • Knowledge of the new family court procedures and use of MyHMCTS online portal
  • Land Registry portal experience
  • Methodical and able to prioritise workload
  • Ability to be discreet and maintain high levels of confidentiality
  • Excellent admin and organisational skills
  • Ability to manage a heavy workload
  • Confident and understanding telephone manner
  • Highly proficient in MS Office (including Word, Excel, Outlook)

Legal Secretary’s Key Experience

  • More than 3 years’ Legal Secretary experience in Family law
  • Experience in private client work (typing and engrossing Wills, submitting probate applications, drafting Estate Accounts, completing IHT205 & IHT400 forms) would be desirable

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