Legal Secretary

  • Job Reference: AWDO-P12060
  • Date Posted: 3 April 2024
  • Recruiter: AWD online
  • Location: Reading, Berkshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: Competitive
  • Sector: Administration, Legal
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: CV Response Team

Job Description

 Legal Secretary Jobs, Careers & Vacancies in Reading, Berkshire Advertised by AWD online – Multi-Job Board Advertising and CV Sourcing Recruitment Services

Legal Secretary who has experience in Family Law and/or Wills, Probate and LPAs is required for a well-established solicitors based in Reading, Berkshire.


SALARY: Competitive        

LOCATION: Reading, Berkshire (100% Office Based)    

JOB TYPE: Full-Time, Permanent



We have a fantastic new job opportunity for a Legal Secretary who has experience in Family Law and/or Wills, Probate and LPAs.

Working as the Legal Secretary you will have a meticulous attention to detail, exceptional organisational skills, and the ability to work both independently and as part of a team.

As the Legal Secretary you will also have excellent client-facing skills, which is essential for this role as you will be interacting with clients on a regular basis.

As a successful candidate you will have an excellent opportunity to work with a modern forward thinking growing law firm. The right candidate will have recent previous experience working within a law firm.



If this job looks like your ideal position, then please send in your CV as soon as possible for our Recruitment Team to review.



Your duties as the Legal Secretary include:

  • Assist Solicitors in preparing and managing legal documents related to Family Law, Wills, Probate or LPAs
  • Conduct research and gather information pertinent to cases
  • Maintain and organise client files, ensuring all documentation is accurate and up-to-date
  • Communicate with clients, both in person and over the phone, providing exceptional customer service and answering inquiries
  • Schedule appointments, meetings, and court dates as needed
  • Prepare legal correspondence and documents, including letters, contracts, and court forms
  • Assist in the drafting and filing of legal pleadings and motions
  • Perform administrative tasks to support the legal team, including managing calendars, making travel arrangements, and maintaining office supplies



  • Previous experience as a Legal Secretary with a focus on Family, Wills, Probate or LPAs is required
  • Strong attention to detail and organisational skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficiency in legal software and Microsoft Office Suite
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and deadlines efficiently
  • Client-focused with exceptional interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of legal procedures and terminology in the relevant practice areas


Applications are encouraged from all candidates regardless of age, gender, race, disability, orientation, religion or ethnicity.



To be considered for this job vacancy, please submit your CV to our Recruitment Team who will review your details. CV’s of Job Applicants meeting this requirement will be submitted to our Client for consideration. By submitting your job application to us you are hereby giving us your express consent to submit your details to our Client for this purpose.


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