Legal Secretary - Residential Conveyancing

Plus One Personnel Ltd
£19000 - £22000/annum DOE
14 Apr 2018
21 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Legal Secretary – Residential Conveyancing

Location: Stratford-Upon-Avon

Salary: £19,000 - £22,000 pa

Our client is a leading law firm based in Stratford-Upon-Avon, built around outstanding legal advice and exceptional service to regional, national and international private clients. They are looking to recruit a Legal Secretary to join the team within the Residential Conveyancing department. It is essential that the successful candidate has worked as a Secretary within a professional environment and has audio typing experience. This is a fantastic opportunity for a diligent, confident and professional individual to join a reputable and successful firm.

Main responsibilities:

* To take instructions as required regarding the day to day post
* Type correspondence and documents from dictation for any of the fee earners
* Draft emails to clients and all outgoing documents for fee earners
* Using the Land Registry's online service and telephone service
* Produce internal communication documents for fee earners
* To prepare posting slips on files in respect of incoming/outgoing payments
* Manage incoming calls from clients and other contacts
* Administer files, including opening, billing and closing
* Maintain filing system, both on computer and with hard copies
* Attend to clients in reception when fee earners not available
* Photocopy, scan and file correspondence and documents as necessary
* All other administrative tasks

Key Skills & Experience:

* Previous experience as a Legal Secretary is essential
* Knowledge of the Conveyancing process is compulsory
* The CILEX qualification would be advantageous
* Audio typing is essential
* Strong organisational and communication skills
* Experience with Case Management systems
* Proficient with Microsoft packages including Excel, Word

If you are interested in the above role then please apply with your CV or phone Melissa Podlaski on (Apply online only) for a private and confidential discussion

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