Legal Secretary

£23000.00 - £26000.00 per annum
21 Apr 2017
21 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Legal Secretary based in Guildford paying up to £26k depending on experience

Your new company

A vacancy has arisen for an experienced Legal Secretary to join the Leasehold Enfranchisement department in Guildford. This is a small team with a very busy workload who require someone to offer excellent secretarial and administrative support. It is a great opportunity for someone who would enjoy working within this niche area and who enjoys getting involved, being a key member of the team and contributing to a key support function within this department.

Your new role

You will be supporting busy fee earner(s) in their day to day work by providing full secretarial support and assisting with various aspects of the Leasehold Enfranchisement processes. This includes; production of accurate and timely correspondence via audio dictation, contributing to the management of client files, assisting with the smooth running of the client transaction and contributing to the overall departmental work cycles. There will be frequent liaison with clients and third parties by telephone and in person ensuring delivery of exceptional client service.

What you'll need to succeed

  • Prior experience as Legal Secretary within residential conveyancing is essential
  • High level of attention to detail
  • Audio transcription skills
  • Fast accurate typing ability
  • Experience of using case management system
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Very well organised
  • Excellent team player
  • IT literate - Microsoft Word / Excel / Outlook/ Digital Audio software

What you'll get in return

25 days holidays + Bank Hols + the opportunity to buy/sell up to 5 days per year. They also offer private medical insurance for the individual, auto enrolment pension scheme and free annual eye test. Working hours are 9-5pm with a hour for lunch.

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