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Legal Secretary

Employer
Interlink Recruitment Limited
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
10 Apr 2021

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Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
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Job Details

Job Title: Legal Secretary

Department: Residential Property

Salary: Dependent on experience

Location: Hertfordshire

Permanent, Full Time

An exciting opportunity has arisen at a leading Hertfordshire law firm for an experienced Legal Secretary to join their Residential Property department in their St. Albans offices.

The Role:

The successful candidate will be working as part of a team providing secretarial and administrative support to a minimum of two lawyers within the firm's Residential Property department. Your duties will include but are not limited to:
  • Answering the telephone
  • Meeting clients who call into the office without an appoint on behalf of the lawyers, answering queries, taking messages and making file notes
  • Opening and closing files
  • Liaising with clients as directed
  • Maintaining the lawyer's diaries and making appointments
  • Organising internal and external meetings
  • Managing outgoing posts and emails
  • Undertaking the typing for lawyers
  • General document management
  • Liaising with the accounts team
  • Inputting client and potential client details into the CMS
  • Undertaking administrative tasks
  • Drafting of standard letters and conveyancing forms and contracts for the lawyer's approval
  • Completing and submitting standard Land Registry applications
  • Completing and submitting Stamp Duty Land Tax Returns
  • Preparing for and managing the completion of transactions

Person Specifics:
  • Previous experience as a Legal Secretary within a Residential Property environment is essential
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Organised with great attention to detail
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Fast and accurate keyboard skills - 50 wpm minimum
  • Experience using a practice/case management system

If you're interested in this position, and you meet the requirements of the role, please click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV. Alternatively, if you would like to discuss this opportunity further, please contact Zoe Alexander for a confidential discussion.

Our advertisements use salary and experience as a guide only. Interlink Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer.

*Please Note: Due to the high volume of applications we are currently receiving we are unable to contact applicants who have been unsuccessful
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