Legal Secretary – full-time

Location St Albans
Job Type Full Time

This award winning family law & divorce solicitors is now recruiting for a family law secretary to provide PA and secretarial support to their family law team. The position is full-time and is based in our St Albans office. Working hours will be 9am – 5.30pm.

This is a fantastic opportunity for those wishing to continue their legal secretarial career within an award winning specialist family law practice.

We are looking for a confident team player who will:

  • effectively liaise with clients and other professionals as appropriate
  • ensure that all clients and external visitors are greeted appropriately and offered refreshments
  • provide accurate and timely administration of all matters arising from daily post/DX
  • organise meetings, conferences and book appointments
  • ensure accuracy of all work produced via audio typing
  • demonstrate competency in all software packages relevant to role
  • manage own work, productivity and quality of work including adhering to internal administration procedures
  • be organised
  • act as Ambassador of Firm
  • create a positive working environment, encouraging teamwork, co-operation and collaboration

Key Skills and Attributes

  • Planning and organisation
  • Analysis, problem solving and attention to detail
  • Client service
  • Written and oral communication
  • Effective time and work management
  • Team work – both within immediate team and wider Firm
  • Confidentiality
  • Ability to remain calm under pressure
  • Strong inter-personal skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and demonstrate flexibility


  • Experience within a similar role in a Family law environment is required
  • Knowledge of Quantum and DPS document management system is desirable.

Applications by CV and covering letter to 

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from suitably qualified persons irrespective of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation and age.