Legal Conveyancing Secretary

Hibberts LLP
United Kingdom
08 Oct 2017
07 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Hibberts LLP

Legal Secretary – Conveyancing Department

Job description

We are recruiting for two highly motivated secretaries who would like to join the conveyancing team in our CQS accredited North West Firm where client care is of the highest priority. We are currently recruiting in this area for our Nantwich Office.

The successful applicants will ideally be able to work with minimum supervision and be very pro-active.

This is a varied role with both secretarial and administration duties in supporting our Conveyancing fee earners. Ideally the applicants must have previous secretarial experience of working in a conveyancing department within a busy Solicitor's office. The applicants will be expected to maintain the fee earners’ diaries and be experienced in using all Microsoft programmes and deal with Clients and professional bodies both on the telephone and in person whilst always acting in a proficient and friendly manner.

Experience in using a Case Management system would be an advantage.

The applicants must be enthusiastic and pro-active. Willing to assist other members of the team during busy periods and working under pressure and to tight deadlines. As well as working with minimum supervision they must have the ability to work as part of a team and to be extremely organised.

Key Responsibilities

Attending on Clients and taking instructions;

Dealing with correspondence;

Preparing Contracts, Searches, Transfers, Stamp Duty Forms and Registrations

Confidence in speaking to Clients, Agents etc

Assisting with administration of files

Ensuring CQS compliance when working on files.

Key Skills

Skilled and accurate audio typist with a minimum speed of 60wpm

Client Care and the ability to deal with a wide range of Clients

Excellent oral and written communication

Accuracy, presentation and attention to detail

Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft programmes

Experience in using a Case Management system

Able to use digital dictation

Ability to prioritise your workload


Salary negotiable dependant on experience.

If you are interested in this position or would like further information please apply in strictest confidence with a copy of your CV.