Commercial Legal PA

Recruiter
March Personnel
Location
Cobham
Posted
13 Apr 2018
Closes
18 Apr 2018
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Title :Legal Commercial Personal Assistant

Department:Commercial Property Team

Reporting to: Commercial Practice Manager

Salary:£24,000-£30,000, depending on experience

Location:Cobham

Hours: 38.5 hours a week (08:30-17:15 Mon-Thur, 08:30-17:00 Fri)

Summary

Our client is a top 200 law firm working with individuals and businesses from our modern offices in Surrey and London. Striving to provide a truly outstanding service to clients, in a straightforward and approachable manner.

Reporting to the Practice Manager, you will assist the Head of Commercial Property in their day to day work by providing support and an effective secretarial and administrative service.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

• Providing full secretarial support including using a digital dictation system to produce correspondence and other documentation related to property transactions with PA duties including diary management.
• Maintenance of comprehensive and accurate client admin files.
• Undertaking online Land and Local Authority searches and responding to enquiries on behalf of lawyers.
• Assistance in general team administration including meeting and greeting clients, taking calls and directing accordingly and arranging meeting room bookings.
• Managing post completions procedures including SDLT returns and title registrations.

Skills and Requirements

• Legal Secretary/Assistant experience with at least 3 years of solid commercial property expertise
• Strong and efficient secretarial and admin skills
• Ability to work under pressure
• High level of attention to detail
• Fast, accurate typing ability, ideally using digital audio systems
• Experience of using case management system desirable but not essential
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
• Very well organised
• Friendly & professional attitude
• IT literate – Microsoft Word / Excel / Outlook / Digital Audio software / Case Management
Knowledge of Big Hand dictation would be an advantage

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