We are recruiting for a part time legal secretary in Exeter to be a part of the South West’s largest and leading specialist family law firm.

About The Role

Our legal secretaries are a vital part our legal teams.  You will work closely with the lawyers and paralegals to provide our diverse client base an exceptional service.  This will include typing, liaising with clients, creating bundles and other non legal advisory tasks needed.  You will have opportunities for career progression and to get involved in other initiatives in the business from wellbeing to marketing and IT.

About you:

  • IT and keyboard skills.
  • Audio typing skills.
  • Excellent organisational skills.
  • A sympathetic and confident telephone manner.
  • Strong interpersonal skills when dealing with clients who may be under severe strain.
  • An ability to communicate effectively with clients and other team members.
  • Confident in using your own initiative to provide day to day support to your team.

About the Team

Our national team is one of the largest in the county and has unrivalled experience in supporting vulnerable individuals.

We prioritise the wellbeing of both clients and staff and have genuine wellbeing and family friendly policies.  You will be part of a large team of very experienced lawyers, paralegals and other support staff who understand the challenges of working in family law and there are lots of opportunities to learn and develop.

Our family team includes members of the Law Society Children Panel as well as a Resolution Accredited Specialists representing children, parents and extended family members at all stages of the child protection process.  We also cover Adoption and Surrogacy.

Why choose the Family Law Company?

Joining us means becoming a part of a forward-thinking, brave, and vibrant community. We are committed to living our values, embracing technology, and influencing change in family law. Our firm is a nurturing place for long-term career development, with a notable number of our team members having blossomed from support roles to senior positions. We stand firm in our mission to champion family law as a force for good, and we invite you to be a part of this enriching journey.

If you feel you have the right skills and experience then please send a covering letter and your CV to Sally Cook at [email protected].

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