Greater Manchester, England
£25000 - £28000 per annum
3 months ago
Legal Secretary - Family
Butler, Bridge and May are proud to be working with our client, who are Legal Specialists within Family, Employment, Personal Injury, Medical Negligence and Wills, Trusts and Probate> With offices located in the centre of some of the UK's biggest cities, they require a Legal Secretary for their Family Law practise in Manchester.
Legal Secretary - Role
Working alongside their fee earners, we are seeking a Legal Secretary who can provide administrative support, ensuring effective management of files from opening to archiving, whilst also handling post, dealing with enquiries where possible from clients, executive and external parties and lodging documents with the relevant courts, completion of court forms may also be required, whilst also ensuring new client enquiries are created through our Practice Management System.
We would also be looking for those who can prepare precedent and non-precedent letters, simple and complex letters, attendances, and internal memoranda as appropriate and provide effective support, guidance and delegation to colleagues, along with conducting legal research.
Other duties would include assistance with billing requirements, maintaining financial records and bill preparation. There will also be instances whereby outstanding costs and disbursements would need to be chased, along with ensuring paying in of cheques and managing the fee earners time recording, billing and debtor management.
Ideally we are looking for those with previous experience as a Legal Secretary, who have demonstrable typing skills, taking instruction through speech recognition and managing multiple diaries.
If this role sounds of interest, please get in touch today. We'd love to hear from you!