Legal Secretary

First Choice Recruitment Services
£18,000 per annum
15 Jan 2019
28 Feb 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Legal Secretary.

Great opportunity for an experienced Legal Secretary to join a Solicitors based in Malvern. The ideal candidate will have experience in residential conveyancing work with excellent secretarial skills. Salary c£18k.

Job Overview

To conduct a variety of tasks including general administrative tasks and support with tasks such as filing, printing, research, drafting correspondence/document etc.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Assist with the development of the case management system and standard documents
  • To deliver a high-quality service to clients, both face to face and via correspondence
  • To build relationships with client and other contacts on behalf of theteam
  • Keepinginlinewiththefirm'sclientcarestandardsandprocedures
  • To provide a point of contact during absence of their supervisingsolicitor
  • To open and close files efficiently
  • Prepare correspondence and legal documents using dictation and word processing to ensure high quality writtendocuments
  • To use initiative to progress files within the limits of their ownability
  • Draft bills and completion statements and deal with billing asappropriate
  • Undertake any specific training required for the role and take responsibility forself-development
  • Workfromany officeas requestedbyDirectors
  • Haveanindepthunderstandingofwhattherolerequiresthemtodoand administration processes within theprofession.
  • Assist any department or fee earner as requested to do so by theDirectors
  • Prepare SOLT Returns and submit whenappropriate
  • Deal with Land Registry applications and track them to ensure allapplications are completed within a timelymanner
  • Participate in team meetings along with social, promotional and charitable activities organised by thefirm
  • Assist with any tasks in the office as requested

Qualifications and Personal Attributes

  • Previous experience practicing legal work and using case management systems.
  • Excellent IT Skills and competent using software's such as Microsoft Word, Exceletc.
  • Can prioritize workload and distribute work evenly within theteam
  • Able to work well under pressure and beproactive
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing with clients, third parties andcolleagues
  • Demonstrates willingness to adapt and be flexible as the firmgrows
  • Organised andpunctual

To apply for this role please forward a full CV including all experience relevant to this role.

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