Legal Secretary - Probate

Recruiter
Interaction Recruitment
Location
Dudley
Posted
10 Aug 2018
Closes
08 Sep 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Legal Secretary – Probate Department

Based in Coventry

Negotiable salary, dependant on experience

I’m currently working with a leading commercial solicitor which are based in Coventry. We are looking for a highly proficient legal secretary to join the already highly successful team in a busy and quick paced environment.

The ideal candidate will have a strong background within a probate department and have excellent typing skills as well as IT literacy with MS Office software. We’re looking for individuals who can demonstrate brilliant organisation and presentation skills, excellent initiative and a real team player who is not afraid to get stuck in.

The main duties and responsibilities of the role will involve;

- Audio typing of correspondence, documents and forms.
- Seeing Clients and taking instructions.
- Dealing with telephone enquires in a timely manner.
- Dealing with queries raised by other service suppliers, e.g. Local councils.
- Search provider and the Land Registry.
- Maintaining an efficient filing system for client matters, including; opening new accounts and ensuring data is recorded and dealt with appropriately.

- Keeping full and concise notes as to the progression of multiple cases.
- Liaising with the cash office concerning the archiving on the computer of completed matters.
- Photocopying plans, documents, forms, correspondence.
- Drafting documents using Magna Precedents and others as required and engrossing them.
- Reviewing outstanding bills regular and following up payment where necessary.
- Ensuring that all client monies are held in the correct type of account.
- Carrying out office duties in accordance with the office manual.
- To be aware of the responsibilities of employees under the Health and Safety regulations.
- Undertaking any other duties that may, from time to time, be required.

If you’re interested in this role, please click ‘Apply Now!’ or contact Mel Vasileva on (Apply online only) or email

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