Additional Resources Ltd.

Criminal Legal Secretary

Criminal Legal Secretary

Location: Maidstone

Salary: £18,000 - £19,500

Our client is an independent family run awarding winning firm who are focused on engaging with the local community, Providing high quality legal advice in the areas of criminal defence, RSPCA Defence and Family Law.

Including legal aid and privately paid work.

They are currently looking for a legal secretary criminal based to join the team.

We are looking to speak to anyone with experience as a legal secretary, criminal legal secretary, paralegal.


* 1 year legal secretary (Experience in a criminal department preferred)


* Experience in using the Crown Court Digital Case System and Legal Aid E-Portal would be a distinct advantage.

* Exceptional verbal and written communication skills.

* High level of accuracy and attention to detail.

* High level of self-motivation and drive.

* Confident ability to work with minimal supervision.

* Collaborative approach, with a focus upon maintaining excellent internal and external relationships and promotion of the Firm.

The Role:

Managing your own workload, working with the crime team to support their fee earners in offering a high-quality criminal defence service for the clients

Duties include:

* Audio typing

* Diary management

* Use of Microsoft office

* CCDCS upload of documents

* Uploading legal aid documents on E-Portal

* Scanning, photocopying

* Speaking with clients by telephone or in person


* Competitive salary

* Flexible working available

* Role prospects and training

* 30 days holiday inc.

bank holidays

* Workplace pension

* Access to OptiMe employee wellbeing app and resources

* Free confidential counselling and qualified mental health first aiders

Important information - we endeavour to process your personal data in a fair and transparent manner.

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Additional Resources are an employment business and an employment agency as defined within the conduct of employment agencies and employment businesses regulations 2003.

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