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Legal Secretary

Job Title: Legal Secretary
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Gerrards Cross
Salary: 23000 - 23000
Contact Name: Mike Terry
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 3 years ago

Job Description

Position: Legal Secretary (Family Law)
Location: Gerrards Cross (SL9)
Salary: £23,000 per annum
Sector: Family Law, Legal Secretary, Secretarial, Legal Documentation
Hours: Monday – Friday (9:00 am – 5:30 pm)


An independent award winning legal firm covering 17 offices across the south are recruiting a Legal Secretary specialising in Family Law for their Gerrards Cross office in Buckingham.

This legal firm cover a wide ranging fields including (but not limited to) family, commercial property, personal injury, employment, military and motoring offences. Since opening their doors to Buckinghamshire in 2001, both partners have spearheaded the company from their inception in their formative years into a leader within their field.

Due to the extended sabbatical of a long-term employee, this legal practise seek an experienced Legal Secretary specialising in Family Law to join their long-standing office in Gerrards Cross. Ultimately it is essential that you bring with you knowledge of the field (Family Law), you have experience as a proven Legal Secretary specialising in Family Law and an aptitude for the position.

You will be tasked with undertaking administrative duties, diarising appointments, undertaking secretarial duties and handling high volumes of confidential information discreetly.

If you have what it takes, seek a new challenge in the legal field and have prior experience as a Family Law Legal Secretary, we would love to hear from you! 


The Company:

In 2001 two partners founded this legal firm to specialise in criminal defence work from an office in Buckinghamshire.

Following their introduction, each partners own background enabled the firm to explore new fields, in a bid to grow the practice to offer a full range of private client legal services so the practice diversified  to meet this demand.

As their client base grew and people referred their friends, family and business associates, more offices were established to ensure that people had a local solicitor to consult.

Each new office has been chosen in a bid to service and make a genuine contribution to the local community. Currently eleven locations provide local legal advice with a portfolio of legal expertise. Their strategy and goals are set on becoming a national full-service law firm.



  • Sound knowledge of Family Law
  • Some experience as a Legal Secretary (Family Law)
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Legal Secretary qualification (desirable)
  • Excellent administrative qualities
  • Sound knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Well versed in handling high volumes of workload
  • A calming influence and able to conflict handle heated conversations



  • Company pension scheme
  • Staff profit related bonus scheme
  • 23 Days holiday plus three additional days after five years service and a further two after 10 years (up to a maximum of 28 days
  • Employee discount scheme
  • Introduce a member of staff and receive £250 – £1,000 incentive!
  • Social activities
  • Professional qualification support


Thompson & Terry Ltd is a recruitment consultancy specialised in the sourcing of Sales & Marketing professionals within Oxfordshire. No terminology used in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of race, age or sex.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to a high volume of applications, if you have not heard from us within 5 working days, unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful at this time.