Legal Secretary

Recruiter
JS Legal Recruitment Ltd
Location
Dallinghoo
Posted
17 Feb 2019
Closes
04 Mar 2019
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Legal Secretary

Our client a multi -office legal 500 law firm, providing a first class service to people and business throughout Essex. Are recruiting for an experienced Commercial Property legal secretary to provide secretarial support to their Commercial Property partner and senior fee earner . You will be an experienced legal secretary, with either Commercial or Residential Property experience .

The Role

  • To provide secretarial support to the commercial Property partner and senior fee earner
  • Audio typing using digital dictation
  • Diary management
  • Booking meeting rooms, arranging meetings
  • Liaise with clients, solicitors
  • Amending and reformatting documents in Microsoft word and using track changes
  • Completing forms using Oyez forms package, LexisNexis and Practical Law Websites
  • Applying for searches using online services including Land Registry Portal
  • Using HMRC website to complete stamp duty land tax forms
  • Dealing with post completion matters including the registration of documentation at HM Land Registry and Companies House
  • Deal with client queries, and take instruction from clients
  • Assist fee earners in the maintenance of time recording
  • To maintain client files in accordance with the requirements of the firms ISO and the SRA.
  • Record and assist in the opening and closing of files
  • Assist fee earners in the maintenance of client accounts, this includes preparing any documents for cheques and banking
  • Assist fee earners in managing the client ledger account including the clearing and closing of accounts
  • Maintain the filing system

Experience required:

  • At least 1 years recent commercial or Residential property legal secretarial experience
  • Experience with Microsoft office , word, outlook, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Fast and accurate Audio typing skills
  • Attention to detail, excellent grammar is essential
  • A good standard of education
  • You will be a team player
  • Able to prioritise and multitask
  • Excellent telephone manor
  • Possess the ability to deal with client queries when the partner is out of the office
  • Hours Monday to Friday 9am- 5.30 pm
  • A pleasant and friendly working environment , contributory pension scheme , Free parking

Apply Now

Contact Julie Sheridan at JS Legal Recruitment Ltd, quoting reference JS1074 OR email now your cv or call for a confidential discussion . For more information on other vacancies JS Legal recruitment Ltd are handling please visit our website.

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