• The Best Solicitors! I would definitely recommend.
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Private Client Legal Secretary - Gravesend

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Private Client Legal Secretary to join our busy and successful award winning law firm in Kent.


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, Proclaim
  • Work as part of a team with other secretarial colleagues, assisting with secretarial and telephone cover when required
  • Handle all confidential information discreetly


  • Proven experience working as a Legal Secretary in Wills and Probate.
  • 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, as overtime may be required occasionally to include working weekends. 

You will be based at our Gravesend office, working in a friendly expert team.

The firm runs an established case management system and is Lexcel Accredited.

Excellent salary and benefits.

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