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Legal Secretary - Family Law - Sittingbourne

We have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Legal Secretary - Family Law department seeking a new challenge with an award winning firm.


To assist and support fee earners 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 (Oyez) and quotes

·    Answer the telephone in a polite and efficient manner

·    Undertake 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

·    Access and input data on to the firm’s case management system

·    Work as part of a team with other secretarial colleagues, assisting with secretarial and telephone cover when required

·    Preparing bundles for court

·    Handle all confidential information discreetly


·    Proven experience working as a Legal Secretary within a Family Department

·    Excellent technical skills which include a fast and accurate typing speed (a Legal secretarial qualification is desirable)

·    The ability to manage a busy workload with minimal supervision and meet tight deadlines

·    Good communication skills and a confident, friendly and outgoing manner both over the phone and in person

·    Attention to detail

·    A good working knowledge of Word is essential.

·    You will need to be dependable and flexible to business needs

Excellent Salary and Benefits

If you would like to apply please send your CV to our HR department -  Rachael Andrews, randrews@martintolhurst.co.uk.