Senior Legal Secretary Real Estate

Recruiter
CLD Recruitment (Leeds) Ltd
Location
Leeds
Salary
21000.0000
Posted
15 May 2017
Closes
13 Jun 2017
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Senior Legal Secretary (Real Estate) - £26,000

My client is urgently looking to recruit a highly experienced Legal Secretary with previous experience of working within Real Estate to work for a period of 6 months possibly longer or even permanently!

They are looking for a positive professional that is able to able to deliver the highest standards of administrative support taking both a collaborative or proactive and independent approach as necessary. This is a role for an individual who thrives on a fast paced and demanding environment and supporting Senior Fee Earners.

You will be positive, professional, and able to deliver an exceptional quality of work under tight deadlines. You will have strong experience of working within Real Estate. Energetic and enthusiastic, you will have the skills, knowledge and attributes to work flexibly and autonomously within a fast moving and changing environment.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Preparation of draft legal documents, attending to court filing, organising service of legal documents, expert and witness arrangements and appointments, conducting research at fee earner request, e-billing and client reporting
Effective use of practice management system
File management
Diary management
Document Production
Arrange travel bookings, including flights, taxis, accommodation and rental cars, etc.
Organising courier deliveries and collections
Conducting various searches, including company/property searches etc.
Close and archive files and matters (as per archiving guidelines/policy)
Other requested secretarial duties

SKILLS AND ATTRIBUTES

A proactive learner and sharer of knowledge
Adopts a strategic and planned approach managing multiple deadlines and on-going work effectively
Takes initiative and adopts a proactive approach
Is a cooperative and collaborative team player
A positive and professional outlook that includes good listening skills, empathy and self-awareness

CLD Recruitment (Leeds) Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. CLD Recruitment (Leeds) Ltd is an Equal Opportunities employer; we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.