Legal Property Secretary

Barna Shields Recruitment
£22000 - £24000 per annum
07 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Location: Southampton
Contract type: Permanent
Salary: £22,000-£24,000
Start date: ASAP

An excellent opportunity has arisen to join a successful independent legal firm in central Southampton as a Legal Secretary within the Commercial Property Department. The main duty for this role is to provide Fee Earners with the high level administrative support they need to provide seamless legal services to clients and help them maximise the amount of time they are able to spend on fee-earning tasks. Working hours Monday to Friday 09:00 am to 5:00 pm.

Duties for the Legal Property Secretary include:
  • To assist their allocated Fee Earners by providing proactive administrative and typing document support.
  • To act as work-flow manager for other support services such as Document Production, Floor Support and Facilities in respect of the team’s work and delegate work to them as appropriate.
  • May carry out routine Fee Earner tasks under supervision depending upon capability and training.
  • To include delegating and supervising the completion of document production, file management and copying/scanning work.
  • To take an active interest in and obtain a thorough understanding of all aspects of client requirement to provide exceptional service levels to both the Fee Earners and clients.
The successful Legal Property Secretary will have:
  • Excellent telephone manner and competent knowledge of telephone system.
  • Excellent communication, organisational and team skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Flexible and dependable, able to take the initiative.
  • Ale to remain calm under pressure and work to tight deadlines.
  • Conscientious, approachable and enthusiastic.
  • Able to quickly build confidence, respect and trust with others
  • Have a positive approach to daily tasks and have a solutions focused working method
  • Accurate typing speed of at least 60 words per minute.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Package.
If you are interested in the Legal Property Secretary position, then either call us or e-mail your CV to the details provided.
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