Legal Secretary

Office Team
£20k - £23k pa
02 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Legal Secretary needed for an expanding Solicitors in Ipswich


Working for a Partner or senior fee earner as a Legal Secretary, duties will include:

  • Electronic diary management, booking rooms and arranging meetings
  • Telephone liaison with clients and firms contact
  • Using digital transcription system, Bighand, to create letters, emails and documents
  • Amending and reformatting documents in Microsoft Word and using Track Changes
  • Using the firms 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, LexisNexis and Practical Law websites
  • Applying for searches using online services including Land Registry Portal
  • Using HMRC website to complete Stamp Duty Land Tax forms
  • Dealing with post completion matters including the registration of documentation at HM Land Registry and Companies House
  • Photocopying and scanning documents
  • Maintaining orderly files keeping filing up to date


  • At least 2 years recent experience as a Property secretary
  • Fast typing speeds and ability to prioritise work
  • The ability to meet tight work timescales
  • Must be able to multi-task and work for more than 1 fee earner if required
  • Proven team working skills


This solicitors has a wealth of experience and was formed well over 100 years ago, now with more than 120 staff and growing. The areas they cover are

  • Commercial Property
  • Corporate and Commercial
  • Dispute Resolution
  • International Services
  • Employment and HR Support
  • Insolvency
  • Insurance Letigation
  • Lender Services
  • Licensing
  • Rural and Agriculture

There will be opportunities to grow and move in the business if you wish.


Looking to pay between £20,000 and £23,000

Monday to Friday - 9.00am to 5.30pm

Parking available

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