Secretary- Family

Secretary- Family

Maternity Cover Fixed Term Contract 9-12 months – Applications closed

An opportunity has arisen for an experienced Secretary to join our Family team in Preston on a 9-12 month fixed term contract covering maternity leave.

Key responsibilities:

    • Prepare correspondence and documents through audio typing and digital dictation.
    • Proactively manage the senior fee earner’s diary.
    • Prepare for meetings for fee earner including the preparation of relevant documentation as well as ensuring the adequate preparation of meeting room facilities and refreshments.
    • To administer filing including the opening, closing, storage and retrieval of client files.
    • Attend to clients both on the telephone and in person and to provide such support in a professional and friendly manner in keeping with the firm’s standards of client care.
    • Provide support to other secretaries and departments when required.
    • Apply the highest standards of integrity and professionalism.

     

    Skills and Experience

      • Familiar with Family Court proceedings. Able to work to tight deadlines and maintain a system of litigation deadlines.
      • Able to prepare court bundles and documentation, together with bundles to experts and counsel.
      • Must be a team player and also able to work on own initiative.
      • Ability to work under pressure maintaining an efficient workload.

       

      Hours: 09.00am – 5.30pm – Monday to Friday
      Salary: CompetitivePlease apply for this role by downloading the application form from our website and submit it by email to:
      gxgraveson@birchallblackburn.co.uk
      Applications closed.