Legal PA - Construction

CLD Recruitment
£20000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits!
07 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Legal PA - Construction £NEG!!!

My client a leading UK law firm is looking to recruit a highly experienced Legal Secretary to work within their Construction and Engineering team, the team consists of three partners, three senior associates, two associates and four other legal advisers helps clients across the industry, including developers, contractors, sub-contractors, consultants, and funding and letting entities.

This exciting and new opportunity to join the Leeds office to provide a full PA secretarial service to support Partners and Legal Advisors requires some one with a can-do approach and proactive thinking to support the departments needs.

Main responsibilities

Typing of correspondence, documents and bills
Typing reports, file notes and attendance notes
Preparing enclosures ready for signing and sending out with the post
Opening and closing clients and matter files
Land Registry and Companies House searches
Preparing JCT building contracts and warranties for professionals and sub-contractors
Preparing bonds and novation agreements
Preparing appointment documents
Preparing post completion bibles
Conflict and AML searches
Filing of incoming and outgoing post and correspondence
Compiling and sending bills
Chasing bills as per Legal Advisor instruction
Expenses and cheque requisitions
Keeping records of closed files
Interaction with clients mainly over the telephone
In house forms, laser forms (credit notes)
Diary management
Organising meetings, travel arrangements etc.

Skills and qualifications

Previous experience of working within a Commercial Property/Real Estate/Construction department within a law firm is essential.
Excellent and accurate keyboard skills required, as you will be required to obtain typing speeds to a minimum of 60 wpm.
Good working knowledge of various applications - word, outlook, digital dictation (PowerPoint and excel helpful but not a necessity).

CLD Recruitment (Leeds) Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. CLD Recruitment (Leeds) Ltd is an Equal Opportunities employer; we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.
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