Speak to an expert: 01223 803814

Job Reference: AS1411

Legal Secretary - Family

  • Location: Colchester
  • Position: Legal Secretary - Family
  • Type: Permanent, full-time
  • Team contact: Hollie Preston

Job Description

Our client are seeking an experienced Legal Secretary with significant recent experience working within a Private Client team to support fee earners with administrative and secretarial tasks.
Hybrid working is a possibility but is not guaranteed.

Tasks include:

  • The preparation of correspondence and complex legal documents

  • Audio typing from digital dictation

  • Diary management

  • File and case management, bill preparation

  • Opening, closing and archiving files

Skills required include:
  • Proven IT (Microsoft Office) and audio typing skills

  • Experience using case management systems

  • Accuracy and speed, proof reading, checking for spelling and grammar

  • Knowledge of PDF Document Bundling

Benefits include:

  • Competitive Salary

  • 33 days holiday including Bank Holidays 

  • Health benefits scheme

  • Pension Scheme

  • Scottish Widows staff pension scheme

  • Health Cash Plan scheme 

For further information and a confidential discussion please contact hollie.preston@erringtonlegal.co.uk

To apply call us on 01223 803 813

Team Contact: Hollie Preston

Hollie specialises in private client solicitor recruitment as well as the hiring of legal support professionals. (Paralegals, Legal Secretaries, HR, Finance & Marketing). Hollie has an understanding of both sides of the recruitment process, having experienced being both a hiring manager, and a candidate. She therefore appreciates the importance of correctly assessing the needs of the individu…


I cannot praise Errington Legal and Eleanor enough. I have never been with a recruitment agency who really fight your corner. without Eleanor I would never have come across the role I now hold. Eleanor spoke with people on my behalf and really pushed my case, as well as offering advice and preparation tips she could not be more helpful. I am most grateful for all the help and support, thanks to Eleanor I have now found my niche in a job that I truly love and enjoy.
Laura - Case Worker / Paralegal , Suffolk


Errington Legal are out of London Legal Recruitment specialists with offices in:

Milton Keynes

Errington Legal Recruitment
Milton Keynes


20 Station Road

T: 01223 803814


61 Abbeygate Street
Bury St Edmunds
IP33 1LB

View all