Legal Secretary - Commercial Property - Colchester

Posted 17 August by Just Recruitment
Legal Secretary - Commercial Property - Colchester

A fantastic opportunity for an experienced Commercial Property Secretary to join a highly regarded law firm based in Colchester . Do you have Commercial Property experience, and want to mark your mark then we would like to hear from you.

Job Specification: Working principally for a Partner or senior fee earner,
Duties will include:
* Electronic diary management, booking rooms and arranging meetings
* Telephone liaison with clients and firm's contacts
* Using digital transcription system, Bighand, to create letters, emails and documents
* Amending and reformatting documents in Microsoft Word and using Track Changes
* Using the firm's Accounts software, Partner for Windows, to record payments in and out, create new matters and where necessary, record time spent
* Completing forms using Oyez forms package, LexisNexis and Practical Law websites
* Applying for searches using online services including Land Registry Portal
* Using HMRC website to complete Stamp Duty Land Tax forms
* Dealing with post completion matters including the registration of documentation at HM Land Registry and Companies House
* Photocopying and scanning documents
* Maintaining orderly files - keeping filing up to date
Experience required:

* At least 1 years recent secretarial experience either in Commercial or Residential property
* Fast typing speeds and ability to prioritise work
* The ability to meet tight work timescales
* Must be able to multi-task and work for more than 1 fee earner if required
* Proven team working skills

To apply please contact Julie Sheridan at Just Law Recruitment part of the Just Recruitment group on or email

Required skills

  • Commercial property
  • Legal secretary
  • Residential property

Reference: 33103529

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