Junior Legal Secretary Property

Recruiter
stephenson-jones legal recruitment
Location
York
Salary
13000.0000
Posted
19 Mar 2017
Closes
18 Apr 2017
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

NEW NEW NEW - URGENT

Our client is a highly acclaimed leading practice with an excellent reputation for delivering high quality, professional advice and expertise. They handle both contentious and none-contentious law and are ranked by Legal 500 and Lexcel accredited. They deliver an exceptional service by their highly experienced and committed lawyers.

Our client is seeking an experienced legal assistant/junior with at least 6 months legal secretary/office assistant experience. Further training is available within their property section.

Duties will be as follows:-

  • Digital dictation - letters, admin, post completion work

  • Post comp work - Land Registry applications using EDRS; SDLT & SDLT calculations, preparing standard Land Registry forms, legal charges

  • Searches - on-line or direct with local authorities

  • Obtaining Indemnity insurance quotes

  • Amending and engrossing documents - leases, transfers, contracts, deeds, licences etc

  • File opening and file closing

  • Client enquiries over the telephone

  • Administrative duties such as binding, copying, scanning, printing, filing

  • Some diary and travel bookings

  • Some accounts - preparing completion statements, reconciling ledgers, billing

  • Preparing quotes and emailing prospective clients

Hrs Monday to Friday

Training is substantial.

Please note our advertisements use salary levels purely as a guide. However we are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil the role.

As part of our candidates registration care process we aim to respond to all successful applicants within 7 days. If you have not been contacted within this time your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion and we thank you for your interest.