Childcare Legal Secretary

Ashton-under-Lyne – Salary negotiable based on experience

Childcare Legal Secretary
Greater Manchester

A vacancy has arisen for a Legal Secretary to join very well-established practice in the Northwest. The salary on offer is negotiable dependent on experience. The firm are seeking to appoint a legal secretary to work within their Childcare Team’s secretarial support team.

The role will involve providing secretarial support to the lawyers and fee earners in the Childcare Team. The duties include: document creation, file opening and closing, file administration (both paper based and electronic), Court bundle preparation, telephone communication with clients and other third parties, diary management, use of the Legal Aid Agency’s CCMS portal.

The successful candidate will have prior experience:
in providing legal secretarial support within the area of Childcare Law,
in using Microsoft packages, legal case management software, digital dictation software, other legal IT packages and software,
Using the Legal Aid Agency’s CCMS portal and processing legally aided work,
in providing support to several lawyers/fee earners (as opposed to working on a 1:1 ratio)

Salary & Benefits:
Salary is dependent upon experience.
23 days holiday pa, plus loyalty holiday scheme, and ability to purchase holidays.
Benefits include: generous contributory (auto-enrolment) pension scheme, discretionary performance-related annual bonus, enhanced sick pay, non-contributory death in service scheme.

If you have the relevant experience, please send your CV to for immediate consideration.

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Georgia Austin

Recruitment Consultant
0161 233 6360

Georgia joined Douglas Scott in 2021 as part of the North West desk – dealing with a variety of regional practices, boutique firms and larger national/international firms. Georgia assists legal professionals across the Lancashire region throughout their career, from Paralegals through to Partner level Lawyers. Previous to Douglas Scott, Georgia has a background in studying Law.

In her spare time, Georgia enjoys watching live football and travelling around the world – her next stop being Hawaii!

Job Spec:

  • Area of Law: Children Law
  • Type: Support, Ledgers & Bookkeeping
  • Salary: Salary negotiable based on experience
  • Term: Permanent
  • Location: Ashton-under-Lyne
  • Reference: 48905

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