Legal Secretary - Commercial Property

Indie Recruitment Limited
13 Apr 2017
13 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Prestigious law firm in Exeter are currently looking for a secretary to work in their Commercial Property Department.

You will have a high level of competency using Microsoft Word and diary management using outlook and have a sound background in a similar role.

Working closely with two fee earners the role is demanding and will require good organisational skills, the ability to work under pressure, willingness to take initiative and to work as part of a team. The successful candidate will be confident and professional with a good telephone manner and a minimum typing speed of 60 wpm. Previous experience in legal sector is essential for this role.

Your responsibilities and duties will include:

  • Audio typing of general correspondence
  • Dealing with enquiries from clients and solicitors over the telephone and via email
  • File management
  • Word processing legal documents and amending/editing documents
  • Providing support and assistance within the office

You will assist the fee earner with progressing commercial property matters from instruction through to completion. This will include but will not be limited to the preparation and submission of searches, conducting searches and enquiries through the Land Registry Portal, filing SDLT returns, preparing leases and transfers, preparing completion work including raising cheques, completion statements, invoicing and preparing files for closing and archiving. This is a rewarding and stimulating role, which offers competitive pay and benefits as well a great working environment.

If you do not have any contact from us within 7 working days please assume that on this occasion unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful, and we invite you to submit your CV for other roles you feel your skills, qualifications and experience match.