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

  • Location: to be agreed, the candidate will be based at one of our 6 locations
  • Salary: Depending upon experience
  • Hours: Monday – Friday, 9 am – 5 pm
  • 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 of experience as a Legal Secretary working in Child Care/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 in 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 (as the Dept. is working towards a ‘paperless office’)
  • 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 forward your CV to Sophie Robinson – Solicitor/Childcare Department Manager at by close of business on Friday, 19th Aug 2022.