Legal Secretary - Family Law

Location Sheffield
Discipline: Legal
Job type: Permanent
Salary: ££20000 - £22000 per annum
Contact name: Adam Perry

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Job ref: BBBH15294_1682870411
Published: about 1 month ago

Job Title: Family Legal Secretary

Location: Sheffield City Centre

Salary: £20,000 - £22,000 per annum

Who are we:
CRA Consulting are a specialist legal/finance recruiter, operating across the UK. CRA works in partnership with reputable law firms/accountancy practices with either local, regional, national or international presence. We recruit at all levels from board, director and partnership level through to support staff.

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We are currently working with a well-established, national law firm based in Sheffield city centre, who are seeking a Family Legal Secretary to join their team.

The successful candidate will provide administrative support to the Family Law Department, assisting fee earners with various tasks such as audio typing, diary management, and general administrative duties. You will have a good understanding of family law procedures, as well as excellent communication and organisational skills.


  • Provide secretarial and administrative support to the Family Law Department
  • Audio typing and drafting correspondence, legal documents and forms
  • Manage fee earners' diaries, scheduling appointments, and arranging meetings
  • Open, close and maintain client files in accordance with company procedures
  • Liaise with clients, solicitors, and external organisations as required
  • Ensure compliance with all relevant regulations, policies and procedures


  • Previous experience as a Legal Secretary within a Family Law department
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong organisational and time management skills
  • Audio typing and digital dictation experience
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment
  • Familiarity with case management systems (desirable)


  • 33 days' inclusive of bank and other public holidays, to increase annually by 1 day to a maximum of 38 days for 5 complete years of service
  • 3% employer pension contribution on whole salary
  • Life Assurance scheme at 3x annual salary
  • Continuous training and development opportunities for those seeking progression within the firm
  • Generous employee sickness allowance of 6 weeks
  • Client and employee referral schemes (up to £2000)
  • 25% discount on some legal services
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP/Cash Plan) offering cashback towards your healthcare bills, 24/7 video and telephone GP appointments and discounted memberships at over 3,000 gyms, studios, and health clubs across the UK
  • Social committee and events

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