Legal Secretary/Assistant – Family

  • Location

    Newcastle upon Tyne

  • Sector:

    Legal Secretary / PA / EA jobs

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £17000 - £20000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Sam Haigh

  • Contact email:


  • Contact phone:

    01954 208074

  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    19 days ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:


  • Client:

    Law Staff Legal Recruitment

Competitive remunerations on offer for a Family Legal Secretary/Assistant in Tyne and Wear.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a leading family law team located in Newcastle. Working closely with up to two of the team’s fee earners, the successful legal assistant will be required to provide high quality support and assistance on a wide range of family matters.

• Audio typing
• Incoming and outgoing postal duties
• Liaising with clients and third parties
• Electronic file organisation
• Diary management
• Attending and participating in meetings
• General administrative duties

The Candidate
• A legal secretary or assistant, ideally with family law experience
• Possesses outstanding verbal and written communication skills
• A fast and accurate typing speed will be essential
• Demonstrates a friendly and confident telephone manner
• Strives for high standards in their work
• Works well under pressure to meet tight deadlines
• Is a team player who is equally comfortable working on their own initiative

The Firm
Our client is a multi-office practice, delivering a full range of legal services to individuals and businesses both locally and further afield. Priding themselves on their ability to deliver high quality, cost-effective advice in a friendly and personable manner, they ensure exceptional client care at all times. With numerous accreditations including Lexcel and rankings within the Legal 500 directory, they have cemented their reputation as leaders in the market.

• Generous holiday allowance
• Pension scheme
• Flexible working arrangements
• Regular social events
• Maternity and paternity pay
• Discounted legal services
• Opportunities for career progression

Legal Secretary/Assistant - Family

For further details of this Family Legal Secretary/Assistant vacancy, please contact Sam on 01954 208074 quoting reference SH31276.

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