Family Legal Secretary

  • Excellent plus benefits
  • Sittingbourne, Kent
  • Martin Tolhurst Solicitors

Job Description

We have a brand new opportunity for a Family Legal Secretary looking for a new start for 2019 with one of Kents Award Winning Law Firms.


To assist and support a busy Solicitor with secretarial and administrative duties.

Job Description

The role includes but is not limited to the following:

• Audio and copy typing all correspondence to include letters, legal forms and quotes;

• Answering the telephone in a polite and efficient manner;

• Providing clients with updates;

• Using the firm’s integrated case management system (Proclaim), for the effective processing, delivery and storage of information;

• Carrying out administrative duties such as photocopying and updating client details;

• Filing correspondence and ensuring files are kept up to date;

• Arranging appointments and dealing with clients;

• Working as part of a team with other secretaries and assistants, and helping other teams with administrative tasks and telephone cover when required; and

• Ensuring the confidentiality and security of the firm’s and clients’ documentation and information and compliance with the General Data Protection Regulations at all times.

The Candidate

A successful applicant would need to demonstrate the following attributes:

• Previous experience of working as a legal secretary in a busy family department;

• Excellent technical skills which include a fast and accurate typing speed (a legal secretarial qualification is desirable);

• Excellent communication skills and ability to adhere to the excellent client care standards set by the firm;

• Friendly, approachable and enthusiastic;

• Professional and confident telephone manner;

• Detailed and accurate in written and verbal communication;

• Excellent people skills and ability to project a positive image for the firm;

• Organised and able to prioritise, working on multiple tasks at one time, ensuring deadlines are met; and

• IT competency

  • Advertiser: Direct Employer
  • Reference: FLS19