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Legal Secretary

Posted 24 January by Toucan Recruitment Easy Apply Ended

Toucan recruitment are looking for a Legal Secretary with at least 3 years' experience in family law to join a firm based in Caerphilly.


  • Preparation of all documentation, correspondence, attendance notes, pleadings etc from audio (tape) dictation
  • Pulling of post together and marrying correspondence with files,
  • Running fee earner and court diaries
  • Preparing petty cash returns to accounts and dealing with petty cash generally
  • Liaising with clients, other solicitors, Counsel's clerks and the Court
  • Monthly preparation of private client fee notes
  • Chasing clients for outstanding fees
  • Opening, closing and archiving of files
  • All other duties required by fee earner
  • Dealing with telephone enquiries and advising fee earner, preparing attendance notes
  • Liaising with accounts, paying in cheques received from clients into accounts; taking card details from clients and forwarding to accounts
  • Liaison with Costs Draughtsman in relation to file billing when matter completed.

Essential requirements:

  • Minimum 3 years' experience in Family Law
  • Ability to use spreadsheets
  • Familiarity with Legal Aid
  • Audio typing speed of at least 65wpm
  • Familiarity with Laserforms and Practice Manager

Salary is negotiable dependant on experience.

Monday - Friday 9-5pm.

Reference: 34310075

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