Family Legal Secretary

My Client is currently looking for a experienced Legal Secretary to join their busy Family Team based in South Shields.

You will be providing secretarial support, diary management and will be the first point of contact for all clients.

Candidate requirements:

- Extensive experience as a legal secretary in a family department.
- Be proficient with Microsoft word, excel and legal case management systems.
- Have excellent time management and organizational skills.
- Be able to work to tight deadlines.
- Operate efficiently as part of a team.
- Be self-motivated and be able to prioritize their own work with minimum supervision.
- Experience of both privately and publicly (legal aid) work would be an advantage.


- Competitive salary dependent on experience.
- Contribution to a pension scheme.
- Financial and other support for learning and development.
- Good progression based on ability.
- Good holiday entitlement, with extra leave based on length of service.
- Holiday purchase scheme
- Long service awards
- Pay during sickness leave
- Good social events

How to apply
For more information about this role and to apply, please contact Rhian Thompson at Clayton Legal or forward an up-to-date copy of your CV to

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  • Location: South Shields,England
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Type: Permanent
  • Recruiter: Clayton legal
  • Posted: 19-Sep-2023
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