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Childcare Legal Secretary

Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment
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25 May 2022
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Childcare Legal Secretary
Greater Manchester

A vacancy has arisen for a Legal Secretary to join very well-established practice in the Northwest. The salary on offer is negotiable dependent on experience. The firm are seeking to appoint a legal secretary to work within their Childcare Team’s secretarial support team.

The role will involve providing secretarial support to the lawyers and fee earners in the Childcare Team. The duties include: document creation, file opening and closing, file administration (both paper based and electronic), Court bundle preparation, telephone communication with clients and other third parties, diary management, use of the Legal Aid Agency’s CCMS portal.

The successful candidate will have prior experience:
in providing legal secretarial support within the area of Childcare Law,
in using Microsoft packages, legal case management software, digital dictation software, other legal IT packages and software,
Using the Legal Aid Agency’s CCMS portal and processing legally aided work,
in providing support to several lawyers/fee earners (as opposed to working on a 1:1 ratio)

Salary & Benefits:
Salary is dependent upon experience.
23 days holiday pa, plus loyalty holiday scheme, and ability to purchase holidays.
Benefits include: generous contributory (auto-enrolment) pension scheme, discretionary performance-related annual bonus, enhanced sick pay, non-contributory death in service scheme.

If you have the relevant experience, please send your CV to for immediate consideration.


Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment are multi-award winning legal recruitment experts.

Our business – put simply – is to remove the pain points candidates may otherwise experience on their journeys.
Sure, we act for legal professionals of all levels making lateral moves, taking steps up the ladder or looking for contract legal opportunities.
And yes we can boast a network of connections that spans nationwide private practice, the UK’s in house legal departments and now the Middle East, Asia and the Far East.
But we are the only REC and APSCO affiliated legal recruitment specialist with an ISO9001 accredited quality management system and the Investors In People Gold Standard award.
And by externally validating our day to day activities in the wider business community we have been able to place customer experience at the heart of our business proposition.
Which means people like dealing with our team – a very experienced, settled and happy bunch they epitomise the Douglas Scott brand personality and will demonstrate a genuine interest in you and your career.      




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0161 233 6360
Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment
No1 Spinningfields
1 Hardman Square, Spinningfields
Greater Manchester
M3 3EB
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