Legal Secretary – Family Department


9am -5.15pm

Yeovil Office

Salary banding £24,000- £26,5000 dependant on experience


We are currently recruiting for a Legal Secretary to join our busy and successful Family team based in our Yeovil Office.

  • Providing all round secretarial and administrative support
  • Liaising with clients and answering basic queries
  • Diary management
  • Producing documents (with the use of digital dictation)
  • Maintaining filing and record systems.


The ideal candidate will have:

  • The ability to work under pressure
  • Skills to communicate effectively and ensure that the client's best interests are always served
  • Previous experience as a Legal Secretary is preferable but not essential
  • Excellent typing skills
  • Fantastic IT literacy

Company description:

About Us: Battens would not be able to deliver an exceptional service to clients without our talented and hardworking staff. We recognise the hugely important role they play in the ongoing success and development of our business. Battens has a 300-year history, but it is a forward-thinking firm.

Our workplace is:

  • Stimulating
  • Inclusive
  • Collaborative
  • Empowering

Other information:

Staff are truly valued at Battens which means they stay with us long-term and build their futures here. We reward our staff for their dedication and expertise with a broad package of benefits:

  • Life assurance from the first day of employment
  • A salary sacrifice scheme or a group pension where Battens pay in 4%
  • Income protection
  • Holiday - up to 23 days per year, increasing to 30 days with length of service
  • A range of discounted legal services provided by Battens, including free conveyancing
  • Generous staff recruitment bonus scheme
  • Everyone has an extra day’s holiday on their birthday
  • Access to mental health services, including therapy sessions
  • Employee assistance programme

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