Legal Secretary

Recruiter
A Team Recruitment Ltd
Location
Suffolk
Posted
13 Mar 2019
Closes
31 Mar 2019
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Legal Secretary required within the property field please do apply for this fantastic opportunity for our leading Ipswich based solicitor client. For the role of legal secretary, you must possess at least one years’ experience in a similar role with an understanding of applying for searches online and using the HMRC website to complete stamp duty. The company offer a lovely working environment and a great team to be a part of as a legal secretary in property. For this role of legal secretary in property you will have worked within commercial and/or private property for a legal firm.

The Role

* Working principally for a senior Partner but also working for other Commercial Property fee earners as necessary.

* Electronic diary management, booking rooms and arranging meetings

* Telephone liaison with clients and the firm’s contacts

* Using digital transcription system, Bighand, to create letters, emails and documents

* Amending and reformatting documents in Microsoft Word and using Track Changes

* Using the firm’s Accounts software, Partner for Windows, to record payments in and out, create new matters and where necessary, record time spent

* Completing forms using Oyez forms package and LexisNexis website

* Applying for searches using online services including Land Registry Portal

* Using HMRC website to complete Stamp Duty Land Tax forms

* Photocopying and scanning documents

* Maintaining orderly files – keeping filing up to date

The Person

* At least 1 year’s recent experience as a Property secretary.

* The ability to multi-task and work for more than 1 fee earner

* Proven team working skills

* Excellent typing skills

* Knowledge of electronic diary management

* Ability to use HMRC website

* Good Microsoft Word skills

* Organised

* Experience of digital transcription

Benefits to you

* Competitive salary £20,000 - £22,000 dependant on experience

* Working hours Monday to Friday 9am – 5.30pm

* Holiday 20 days plus bank holidays

* Lovely working environment

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