Legal Secretary

Real Recruitment Solutions
Dorchester, UK
18 Aug 2019
05 Sep 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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