• Billing (primarily Legal Aid)
  • Preparation of documentation and correspondence including mail and enclosures.
  • General administration including filing, photocopying, message taking and diary arrangements.
  • Typing via digital dictation 
  • Occasional receptionist duties
  • Cataloguing and organisation of documentation.


  • Business administration and secretarial qualification is desirable but not essential
  • Must have relevant experience of working in a busy legal practice, gained in a Family Law and Care department.
  • Must understand and have experience of the Legal Aid application and billing system; CCMS including fixed fee billing, court assisted bills and HCCPs and must be able to respond to and resolve billing enquiries from LAA on own initiative.
  • Must be able to liaise with professionals, experts, other agencies and the Court.
  • Good typing speed (at least 80/90 wpm) and excellent typing accuracy.
  • Good spelling and punctuation
  • An understanding of the concept of confidentially and how to deal with confidential information


  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Self-starting approach to tasks and projects and ability to work on own initiative
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills – an ability to interact with people all levels and able to inspire confidence in clients and colleagues
  • Good communication skills and excellent telephone manner
  • Ability to work under pressure and as part of a team
  • Good attention to detail
  • Ability to learn quickly and flexibility to take on new types of work
  • Ability to remain calm and professionally detached in all circumstances


  • Microsoft Office including a proficiency in Word and Outlook
  • Internet
  • Ability to use a case management system and understand business accounting systems.  

Interested in this role? Apply without delay by sending your CV with a covering letter to [email protected] on 0191 567 0465 for a confidential chat.


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