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Legal Secretary | Family, Divorce & Childcare (Wolverhampton)

07/04/2017

We are currently seeking to fill a Legal Secretary vacancy in our Family, Divorce & Childcare Department in Wolverhampton. Ref: WV-FE-0818#1.

The successful applicant will work within the Family, Divorce & Childcare Department at our Wolverhampton office, supporting our fee earners in the work they do on behalf of the Firm’s clients, ensuring continuity of service and client care.

Key accountibilities:

  • To support the Department in the management of the secretarial workload, ensuring department priorities are met.
  • To support all fee earners within the department in the production of files by typing dictated work as directed.
  • To support fee earners in the maintenance of files by effective file management.
  • To assist fee earners in dealing with file related queries either face to face or by telephone.
  • To ensure internal and external clients are dealt with efficiently and that appropriate legal matters are raised with the fee earner within the context of the Client Charter.
  • To assist in general office administration and in the locating of files when necessary.
  • To answer all external and internal telephone calls efficiently and politely and take messages, as necessary.
  • To ensure that all compliance matters, internal methods, systems, policies and procedures are adhered to.
  • To manage own work allocation, productivity and quality of work with minimum supervision.
  • Any other duties as required from time to time.

Technical / Professional Expertise Required

  • Minimum of 2 years’ relevant experience in Family law
  • Proficient with Microsoft applications
  • Good working knowledge of the firm’s accounting and practice systems 
  • Practical experience of audio typing (preferably legal) and handling client enquiries

To apply for this role, please email your CV and covering letter to hr@fbcmb.co.uk, quoting Ref: WV-FE-0818#1.

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