Legal Secretary

Search Consultancy
Dickens Heath
25 Mar 2018
07 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Legal Secretary - Solihull up to £20k

We are looking for a Conveyancing Legal Secretary to join a very busy Solihull-based Plots Sales team,.

You will work as part of a team to provide secretarial and administrative support to help our legal teams deliver great service to our clients.

Your key duties will be:

  • Providing an effective organisational and administrative support service to a busy team of fee earners who specialise in acting for large PLC developer clients
  • Assisting with the processing of land registry forms and other legal documentation
  • The issue of contract packs to solicitors
  • Attending to clients and other solicitors on the telephone, taking messages and assisting generally with the conveyancing process
  • The production of accurate documents and overseeing the case management system (training will be provided)
  • Assisting with monthly billing and other related financial administration
  • Opening and closing of electronic files
  • Using a case management system to process and progress cases
  • Taking telephone calls and messages, handling queries and enquiries
  • Archiving, storage and retrieval of documentation (electronic and paper versions)
  • Typing of documents and correspondence
  • Processing incoming and outgoing post and arranging couriers
  • General administrative tasks including; photocopying, filing, printing and archiving

Skills and experience you will have:

Conveyancing experience gained within a Real Estate team
Legal secretarial experience is desired
A minimum grade C pass at GCSE (or equivalent) in English Language and Mathematics.

Confidence with IT systems to include Microsoft Word, Excel and ideally PowerPoint

Fast and accurate keyboard skills
Key competencies you will need:

A good ability to prioritise workload and cope with changing demands

A high degree of initiative and lots of enthusiasm

Confident interpersonal skills

A flexible approach to a variety of conveyancing tasks

The ability to work in a legal environment and as part of a dedicated team of conveyancing professionals

About you - you will be:

Highly enthusiastic, willing to go the extra mile and be happy to go beyond the job description

Respectful towards others and have a positive, willing and 'can do' attitude

Keen to learn, interested in driving your own career progression and be Proactive in taking ownership of this

Search is an equal opportunities recruiter and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled or qualified applicants, regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/beliefs, sexual orientation or age.