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DMA Law is looking to recruit a Legal Secretary to support its busy Child Care Department.

  • Location: Peterlee or one of our other 5 locations
  • Salary: Depending upon experience
  • Hours: Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm
  • Job Type: Full-time
  • Basis: Permanent
  • Start Date: ASAP

Ideally, the applicant should:

  • Possess all round experience of Public Family Law
  • Possess all round experience of Legally Aided Work and working knowledge of CCMS (Legal Aid Management System for making applications)
  • Possess all round experience of typing and transcription skills
  • Have an ability to create and administer day to day work efficiently and effectively within this role
  • Possess a good level of computer literacy and the ability to use bespoke computer systems
  • Have a minimum of two years’ experience as a Legal Secretary working in ChildCare/Family.
  • Be able to be proactive, well organised and to use initiative, as well as being a good team member.
Preferable experience, but not essential as training will be given:
  • Use of the SOS Connect case management system
  • Experience of preparing bills for legal aid matters

Responsibilities will include:

  • Transcription of dictation
  • Updating our Case Management system daily, including inputting information, uploading correspondence and documentation, and attaching emails
  • Diary Management
  • Preparation of Bundles
  • Making applications for public funding on CCMS
  • Communicating with clients and third parties in person and on the telephone

Please register your interest for this role by emailing by close of business on 26th January 2024.