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Legal Assistant/Secretary (Full time)

We are looking for a Legal Assistant to work as a member of our Public Law family team based in our Ashford office. This is a full-time role and a great opportunity for someone to be part of a progressive law firm.

You will assist a qualified solicitor with their case load. Previous experience of Legal Aid work would be beneficial.

The successful applicant will have good communication and typing skills, excellent attention to detail and be able to show motivation and initiative.

You will carry out legal and support duties under the supervision of the lawyer within the team, provide both secretarial and non-secretarial support on a range of matters including but not limited to the following areas:

  • Opening, working on, filing, time recording and closing cases on the Case Management System.
  • Generating standard letters.
  • Liaising with clients, experts, courts and other professionals.
  • Using the court portal and CCMS.
  • Assisting with disbursements and billing.

In return the company will reward the ideal candidate with a competitive salary, membership of our healthcare plan, pension, parking and the opportunity to study for further legal qualifications.

If you would like to apply for this role please forward your CV to Daniel Crook at 2 Elwick Road Ashford Kent TN23 1PD or email: dbc@kingsfords.net.