Family Legal Secretary

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    Sutton, United Kingdom

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    Matthew Heard

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    Matthew Heard

Family Legal Secretary, £25,000 - £30,000, Sutton

An opportunity has arisen to join a multi-sited law firm in their Sutton office. They aim to provide clients with a professional, personal and cost-effective solution for all their legal advice needs. As a firm, they are committed to providing clients with clear, practical advice combined with an efficient and courteous service, working with their clients to resolve the legal issues that may impact on their private or working life.

The role

The family team currently consists of 4 staff, 2 Fee Earners and 2 Legal Secretaries, although there are plans to recruit an additional Fee Earner, due to an increase in workload. Essentially this is a 1:1 support role but as and when needed you will be required to provide support to the other Fee Earner in the team.

Your main responsibilities will be to assist your Fee Earner with scheduling documents, preparing court bundles, Briefs to Counsel, using a digital dictation system to produce correspondence and other documentation related to family matters, maintenance of comprehensive and accurate electronic and physical client and pleadings files, diary management, arranging meeting room bookings, meeting and greeting clients, file opening and archiving.

What they are looking for

  • Previous Legal Secretary experience in family law
  • Friendly and outgoing personality
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Strong organisational skills and the ability to prioritise work to deadlines
  • IT literate – Microsoft Word/Excel/Outlook/Digital Audio software/Case Management


If you are interested in this role, or are looking for your next legal secretary job, please get in touch with Matt to discuss our current opportunities we have available in London and the South East. You can reach Matt via email at matthew@lrlegal.co.uk or you can call him on 0208 464 2565 or 07887 523 228