Legal Secretary - Corporate & Commercial

Employer
Travail Employment Group
Location
West Yorkshire, UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
21 Nov 2020

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Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
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THE JOB:

Within the role of Legal Secretary your duties will include:

To prepare correspondence and documents, litigation and residential conveyancing

Administration of client files, which will include daily filing and the opening, closing, storage and retrieval of files.

Audio Typing

Endeavor to resolve client and third party queries where applicable without fee earner intervention and pass any urgent and/or outstanding issues to the fee earner for guidance.

Demonstrate a proactive attitude towards continuous improvement and development.

To ensure billing is completed on a monthly basis.

Apply for legal aid certificates and complete all necessary forms.

To ensure the confidentiality of all the firm's and client's documentation and information.

On a daily basis, your duties will include undertaking all written correspondance, land registry/SDLT searches and exchanges of contract on behalf of the Residential Conveyancing fee earner

Answering calls from clients and any other general secretarial duties.

You will also be required to work to tight deadlines, prioritise a busy workload and produce accurate work.

CRITERIA:

Excellent Word, Excel, tracked changes and document formatting skills

Efficient and well organized, used to working with confidential information

An effective communicator, who is confident dealing with clients and third parties

The ability to work to deadlines

Working unsupervised at times

BENEFITS & SALARY:

This is a permanent role, salary upto £20 -22k dependent upon experience, 20 days hol plus stats, pension, onsite cafe, modern building also on a bus route
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