Conveyancing Legal Secretary - Kidderminster - up to GBP20,000 + Benefit

16000.00 GBP Annual
11 Oct 2017
30 Oct 2017
Contract Type

My Client is now seeking a Legal Residential Conveyancing Secretary for their Kidderminster Office. This job will be supporting in the Residential Conveyancing department.

Tasks and Activities

  • To undertake all work of a secretarial nature as may be requested by any fee earner including typing, photocopying, making and taking phone calls.
  • To undertake such work as may be delegated by your Fee Earner or Partner in relation to client matters or any administrative duties that may be required.
  • To take and record accurately any message and pass the same on to the appropriate person without delay.
  • To make appointments and maintain up to date diary entries.
  • To assist with file management and ensure consistent reviews of files.
  • To ensure accurate time recording of all work undertaken by your fee earner.
  • To assist your Fee Earner or Partner in prioritising the client matter and when appropriate advise the client and others of the progress of the matter.
  • Attending clients and others when appropriate on behalf of the Fee Earner or Partner. Taking accurate instructions for your fee earner's attention
  • To deal with filing, storage and retrieval of client's papers and files, opening and closing of files, storage of deeds and other papers all in accordance with firm policies.
  • To prepare and serve refreshments to clients and fee earners as required

Responsibilities and aims

  • To assist with the implementation of good working practices in line with firm procedures.
  • To use initiative on all matters.
  • To carry out and produce work to the highest possible standards.
  • To adhere to and implement the firm's guidelines and policies as defined in the office manual.
  • To use correctly the firm's office equipment including franking machine, photocopier and computers and to report any faults.
  • To ensure confidentiality and security for all firm and client documentation and information.
  • To undertake any specific training course as and when required.
  • To maintain clear and precise communications with other members of staff and to assist other secretaries when required.
  • To comply with all office Health and Safety standards.

Skills and experience

  • Experience of working as a Legal Secretary, within a Residential Conveyancing Department
  • Competent touch typist.
  • Competent audio typist.
  • IT literate with experience of the Microsoft Office suite of applications e.g. Word, Excel and Outlook (SOS case management system desirable).
  • Excellent telephone manner and experience of dealing with clients.
  • Strong organisational skills.
  • Effective communication skills.

Please apply to Liz at TSR Legal