Commercial Property Secretary

Posted 9 January by CRA Consulting Ending soon
Commercial Property Legal Secretary Leeds£19,000 - £22,000
CRA are currently recruiting for a major law firm in the West Yorkshire area for a legal secretary within their growing commercial property department. The firm is a leading corporate firm who have experienced large corporate growth and are looking for an individual to provide excellent administrative and effective secretarial support to members of their team.
The Role:
*Providing effective and efficient typing using digital dictation for a variety of software packages such as Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel and for a variety of correspondence including emails, letters, documents and presentations in template formats
*Producing bills and other financial information
*Dealing with day to day client enquires (including taking and forwarding messages on behalf of or to lawyers)
*Effective diary management, to include arranging meetings, conferences/seminars and other related appointments, booking meeting rooms and providing refreshments, arranging travel and accommodation and operating an effective follow-up/reminder system and managing out of office messages and voicemail systems
*Deal with all incoming correspondence, taking care that during the absence of lawyers
*Provide typing support to other secretaries/Units
*Maintain accurate client records
*Adhering to the firms normal financial, managerial and procedural rules and policies such as Anti-Money Laundering, confidentiality, data protection and the Management of 'Key Dates
*Attend Unit meetings, attend and support client seminars, presentations etc;

The Person:
*A good level of education is desirable
*Excellent IT skills, experience of using digital dictation and Microsoft Office is essential
*An ability to work in a demanding environment, adhering to strict deadlines
*Fast, accurate touch-typing speed (at least 70wpm)
*Previous legal experience, a proven working knowledge of documents, processes and terminology within Commercial Property/Real Estate
*An ability to work in a demanding environment, adhering to strict deadlines
*Strong commitment to client care and to providing a friendly and helpful service and able to create and build a rapport with clients and contacts
*Experience of working within a team environment and of supporting others

If this opportunity is opportunity is of interest, you can apply directly or contact Lauren Cropley on or at

CRA Legal follow strict best practice recruitment guidelines monitored by the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC). Please note our advertisements use PQE/salary levels purely as a guide. However we are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil the role. As part of our candidate registration and care process we at CRA Legal aim to respond to all successful applications within 7 working days. If you have not been contacted within this timescale your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion and we thank you for your interest.

Required skills

  • Legal Secretary
  • Commercial Property

Application question

Do you have commercial property secretarial experience?

Reference: 34180732

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