Legal Secretary Property

Posted 20 September by Nelson Chambers
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Nelson Chambers are working with a leading Top 500 law firm in Cambridge seeking a Legal Secretary for their Agriculture Business Unit.

The ideal candidate will have experience as a Legal Secretary ideally within either Residential or Commercail Property.

This role offers great progression with a view to a Training Contract.

The role will include:

  • Preparing and completing as much as possible (including the conflict check) of the Matter Opening Form and then making sure the form is completed by the relevant fee earner.
  • Preparing client engagement correspondence and ensure it is sent out to the client and them making sure we receive, and if necessary chasing of, the client’s signed copy.
  • Checking and chasing for ID which is all part of the Matter Opening Form process.
  • Preparing correspondence and documents through audio-typing and word processing. To administer electronic filing and the opening and closing and storage and retrieval of client files. Scanning incoming and outgoing correspondence onto the system.
  • Preparing mail and enclosures for despatch. Making appointments, arranging meetings and maintain an up to date diary for his/her principal. Providing support to other PAs and other fee earners in the London office as required.
  • To attend to clients on behalf of the fee earner both in person and on the telephone and provide such support in a professional and friendly manner in keeping with the firm’ standards of client care.
  • To ensure confidentiality of all the firm’s clients’ documentation and information.

Required Skills

  • Experience working as a Legal PA to a high level with excellent organisational skills.
  • High grade word processing and audiotyping skills.
  • Knowledge and experience of Property work would be an advantage.

For more information on this position, please apply directly or contact Bradley Steward at Nelson Chambers

Required skills

  • Conveyancing
  • Secretarial
  • PA

Reference: 35918863

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