Family Legal Secretary (Permanent), Barnsley – Essential Recruitment – Barnsley

Essential Recruitment

Family Legal Secretary

We are currently recruiting for a full-time Family Legal Secretary to join our client who has been providing legal services across Barnsley and South Yorkshire for over 40 years.
You will be joining a small, fun and profession team based in heart of Barnsley.

B enefits:

£10.98 per hour + (DOE)

Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm (weekends off)

Immediate start

Full time, permanent job role

Main duties of the job:

Communicating with clients on telephone or in person, to make, cancel or re-arrange appointments.

Dealing with general day to day queries and liaising with others departments by telephone

Audio word processing

Liaising with courts and barristers as well as communicating with free earners on case matters when required

Faxing, filing, photocopying, sorting and delivering mail as well as any other office duties when required

Payment into and requisition of cheques and cash from cashiers

Ensure all outstanding amounts owed or due to the client are settled within a week of matter end date.

Use of bespoken computer systems (training provided)

Ensure that all confidential documentation and information is stored securely

Completing Legal Aid applications and communicating with them

Various other duties when needed

Skills Required

Experience word processing

A successful candidate will have a brilliant knowledge and understanding of the legal process

Experience within legal aid or previous legal sectary positions would be desired

Professional and pro-active approach to all duties

Ability to work accurately under pressure while meeting deadlines

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