Legal Secretary PA Family Law – North London – Up to £35k p.a.

Experienced Family Law Secretary/PA to join busy law firm in North London

Legal Secretary/PA position

Applicants with a paralegal background will be considered.

Start date: January 2019

Salary: Competitive salary for the right candidate, up to £35k p.a.

Hours: 9.30am to 6:00

You will mainly be supporting two busy Partners with a varied workload, dealing with separation and divorce issues, including financial settlements, children matters and prenuptial agreements.

Previous experience as a secretary/paralegal in a legal background, preferably in family law, is essential. The successful candidate must also have:-

· A fast and accurate typing speed of 70wpm with meticulous attention to detail.

· Advanced Microsoft skills including word, excel and outlook.

· Great organisational and time management skills.

· An ability to work under pressure, as part of a team

Duties included are:-

· Audio typing, preparing correspondence and court forms.

· Diary management for fee earners

· Client liaison, answering telephones, being a friendly and positive point of contact on the telephone and in person.

· First point of contact for other professionals including solicitors, barristers etc, communicating by email and telephone.

· Assistance with billing, filing and archiving etc and other ad-hoc administrative and secretarial tasks.

· Opening and closing client files on case management system including accurately keeping all details up to date.

· Preparing for trial, including paginating and indexing court bundles.

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