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    Abbie Lucas

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    07458 160 616

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  • Published:

    11 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    13 August 2021

Family Secretary

Location: Trowbridge

The opportunity

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Family Secretary to provide support to the Family department in a long-established Law firm that has been recognised by Lexcel for its high standards of client care and management.

The firm are looking for a driven, experienced individual who has a strong background in secretarial work, a good telephone manner and someone who is a team player. Previous experience within an employment role would be an advantage.

This is what you will be doing:

  • Audio typing, preparing, and amending draft documents.

  • Making and receiving telephone calls and dealing with emails

  • Dealing with clients both in person and on the telephone and assisting clients in the absence of a fee earner.

  • Making appointments and assisting with queries.

  • Photocopying, filing and general office duties including opening files and preparing completed files for storage.

  • Completing instruction sheets on initial attendance with clients.

  • Drafting divorce papers and completing various forms.

  • Assisting fee earner with collating and scheduling documents for form E’s, trial bundles and briefs to counsel etc.

  • Providing assistance to other members of the office.

  • Providing receptionist cover during absence, holiday, or illness.

  • Liaising with Accounts Department to obtain cheques, printouts etc., as necessary.


The experience you will bring to the team:

  • Accurate and fast typing.

  • Good presentation of letters and documentation.

  • Good knowledge of English manner.

  • Good telephone manner.

  • Ability to deal with clients, intermediaries, and other contacts.

  • Use of the IT systems in the office.


What you will get in return:

  •  28 days in addition to public holidays

  • Traditional office hours of 9am – 5pm

Are you up for the challenge?

Are you an experienced Family Secretary looking for the next step on your career path? Contact Abbie Lucas on 07458 160 616 for a confidential conversation or alternatively email your CV to Abbie directly.

Yolk Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer and embraces diversity in our workforce. We employ the best people for the job at hand and actively encourage applications from all qualified candidates, regardless of gender, age, race, religion, sexual orientation, disability, educational background, parental status, gender identity or any other protected characteristic. We champion and celebrate diversity at Yolk allowing our team to bring their whole selves to work.

*Please note, whilst we do our best to contact all candidates, due to the high number of applications we receive we cannot guarantee this for every role. If you have not heard anything from us within 7 days of applying - then unfortunately you have been unsuccessful. Please keep an eye on our website for more opportunities.