£19000 to £19000 PA Permanent

Well established Multi – award winning firm are looking to recruit an experienced Legal Secretary

Job description

The role will involve working for two fee earners in our Childcare Team, a senior Solicitor and a junior Solicitor.  We have a ratio of 2 Solicitors to 1 secretary in our Childcare Team.  There are 4 other secretaries in the Team who each work for 2 Solicitors.

Our client is looking for a legal secretary who has both Childcare and Family Law experience, however Childcare is more desirable.

The role is 100% working in the office, there is no remote working. The role will start at the end of March 2022.

Hours and Benefits: 

  • 9 am till 5 pm Monday to Friday 1 hour 15 mins lunch break
  • 23 days plus stats
  • Canteen and nearby all local amenities
  • Holiday loyalty bonus (up to 5 further days holiday)
  • Ability to purchase holidays annually (up to 3 additional days holiday)
  • Long service bonus/gift
  • Annual salary review
  • Annual discretionary firm bonus scheme
  • Reward if monthly target reached
  • Birthday treat/gift (changes each year)
  • Christmas gift/bonus
  • Easter Eggs
  • Sporadic non-fixed gifts/treats
  • Enhanced sickness pay (up to 30 days paid sick leave in a 12 month rolling period)
  • Contributory Pension scheme (firm will match the employee’s contribution up to 5% of salary)
  • Associates Pension Scheme (Salary Sacrifice)
  • Cycle to Work Scheme (Salary Sacrifice)
  • Non-contributory Death in Service Scheme (provides 2 x salary)
  • Car parking permit (where applicable)
  • Laptop (where applicable)
  • Mobile phone (where applicable)
  • Compassionate leave policy (up to 5 days’ paid leave)
  • Flexible working
  • Remote working
  • Generous lunch break (1 hour 15 minutes)
  • Annual bonding/team building weekend
  • Autumn outing
  • Christmas party
  • Annual Senior Staff dinner
  • Staff Committee
  • Monthly charity funding raising events
  • Suggestion box
  • Dress down’ days
  • Career Progression structure
  • Payment of professional subscriptions and membership fees
  • Payment for further and higher education (where appropriate)
  • Discounted fees for conveyancing services for the purchase and sale of employee’s own home
  • Sporadic/non-fixed early finish days
  • Firm celebration (with refreshments) when significant achievements have been obtained i.e. Awards, accreditations, etc.
  • Use of firm’s Wi-Fi system

Online application followed by video interview

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