FAMILY LEGAL ASSISTANT

3 days left

Location
Caerphilly
Salary
£18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted
27 Mar 2018
Closes
24 Apr 2018
Ref
SG01851761
Contact
Sophie Giddings
Practice area
Children law, Family
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Permanent
Highly regarded practice seeks Family Legal Assistant on a permanent basis in Gwent.

The Firm
Our client is a well-established multi-office practice who provides a comprehensive range of legal services to clients across the UK. Recognising that employees are their greatest asset, they invest in training and development programmes and provide a working environment, which is both supportive and challenging. Blending traditional values of personal and cost-effective advice with a modern and fresh approach, they have achieved numerous accreditations and awards. Enjoying continual success and growth they are highly regarded within the legal market and opportunities with this practice are highly prized.

The Role
This is an excellent opportunity for a dynamic Legal Assistant to join a successful Family department based in Caerphilly. Working closely with one of the practices Partners, the successful Legal Assistant will manage a varied workload, undertaking duties to include: opening, closing and archiving files; handling telephone enquires; diary management; preparing pleadings and documentation; audio typing; liaising with clients, Courts and Counsel’s clerk; preparing fee notes and; chasing for outstanding fees. If you take pride in delivering high quality support and are seeking a hands-on role with opportunities for continued training and development, this position is not to be missed.

The Candidate
You shall be a Legal Secretary or Assistant with a minimum of 3 years’ experience gained within Family;
Possess outstanding communication skills both verbal and written;
Have a fast and accurate audio typing speed of 65 wpm as a minimum;
Knowledge of Legal Aid processes will be essential;
IT Literate with particular expertise using spreadsheets and Laserforms;
Professional, personable and detail orientated;
Work well as part of a team as well as on your own initiative.

FAMILY LEGAL ASSISTANT

For further details of this Family Legal Assistant vacancy, please contact Sophie quoting reference SG01851761.



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