Legal Secretary

Real Recruitment Solutions
Dorchester, UK
14 Jun 2019
26 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Our high street Legal Practice client in Dorchester is now looking for a Legal Secretary ideally experienced in Land Law or Conveyancing.

This role comes with excellent benefits like:
  • Competitive salary
  • 33 days paid holiday per year plus ½ day paid holiday for birthdays
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Discretionary annual bonuses
  • Client referral scheme payments
  • Discounted legal fees
  • Life Assurance cover of 4 x annual salary
  • Conducive working hours to promote a work/life balance
  • Learning and development opportunities
  • Bike to work scheme
  • Regular social events

Main Responsibilities of the Legal Secretary in Land Department:
  • Audio typing and word processing
  • Production of accurate, timely and professionally presented documentation
  • Client communication via the telephone, accurately recording messages and providing assistance where possible
  • Effective diary management
  • All associated administrative tasks
  • Ensure efficient upkeep of all databases, records, filing systems, opening and closing of files
  • Assist other departments as directed
  • To ensure conducive working relationships with clients, colleagues and other associated third parties
  • Ensure positive representation of the firm at all times
  • To undertake training as directed
  • Comply with policies and procedures as set down by the Firm
  • Appropriate competency level of knowledge and experience in the relevant area(s) of law
  • High standard of written and spoken English
  • Fast and accurate Audio typing skills (in excess of 60 wpm)
  • Microsoft Office skills (Word and Excel as required for the role)
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team as well as working on own initiative
  • Ability to prioritise effectively
  • Good organisational and communication skills
  • Adaptability and flexibility
  • A high degree of diplomacy and confidentiality in respect of clients and clients matters

Interviews for the role of Land Department Legal Secretary will be held in the Dorchester office.

We receive a high number of applications on a daily basis so we can only respond to successful applications. If you do not hear from us within 3 working days please assume your application has not been taken forward on this occasion. We may contact you in the future about other suitable positions.

Real Recruitment Solutions place an obligation upon all staff to respect and act in accordance with this policy and consistently review regulations to ensure our policy is updated and relevant across all aspects of recruitment in order to avoid unlawful or undesirable discrimination.

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