Legal Secretary

Recruiter
Clinitemp Ltd
Location
Canterbury
Posted
03 Mar 2019
Closes
28 Mar 2019
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We are currently looking for a Conveyancing Legal Secretary to work for our prestigious and well respected client based in Canterbury in their residential property department.

Full time, Permanent - Working Monday to Friday 9am - 5pm.

Required qualifications, skills and experience

* Previous experience as a legal secretary

Role

The prime role of the legal secretary is to provide direct support to the conveyancing department to enable the principal to operate at optimum efficiency. This will include but will not be limited to the main responsibilities given below. The legal secretary is expected to use a high degree of self-management and initiative.

Main responsibilities

* Liaise with solicitors, mortgage advisors, estate agents and clients to ensure processes are followed through and deadlines met

* Drafting of completion statements to include contacting mortgage companies for redemption figures, estate agents for fees and clients for outstanding balances. Checking of Land Registry and Stamp Duty fees.

* Completion of HMRC Stamp Duty and Welsh Land Tax Forms

* Deal with incoming and outgoing post

* Composing letters and documents on Case Management System.

* Dealing with Land Registry registrations and requisitions raised

* To administer filing which will include daily filing and the opening, closing, storage and retrieval of client files in accordance with the detailed procedures contained in the Office Manual.

* To prepare mail and enclosures for despatch.

* To make appointments, arrange meetings and to maintain an up-to-date diary

* To attend clients both in person and on the telephone and to provide such support in a professional and friendly manner in keeping with the firm’s standards for client care.

* To undertake any specific training when required to do so and overall to have a responsibility towards self-development.

* To ensure the confidentiality of all the firm’s and clients’ documentation and information

If this sounds like your ideal next move please do not hesitate in sending me your CV by applying to the vacancy. (AGY)

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