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Legal Secretary - Real Estate - 9 Month FTC

Legal Secretary - Real Estate - 9 Month FTC

Posted 18 June by JM Legal Ltd Easy Apply Ended
Legal Secretary - Real Estate - 9 Month FTC

A busy role has arisen working for one of London's fastest growing law practices. My client, an expanding UK law practice that have recently moved into brand new offices in the heart of the London, are currently seeking an experienced Legal Secretary with Real Estate experience to join them on an initial 9 month FTC covering maternity.

Legal Secretary - Real Estate - 9 Month FTC

The successful Legal Secretary will be joining one of the firms busiest departments, supporting an allocation of 1 Partner and 3 other Fee Earners of varying levels of seniority. This role is more of a traditional secretarial role, meaning it will contain elements of both document production and organisational work.

Legal Secretary - Real Estate - 9 Month FTC

The successful Legal Secretary will be working the hours of 9:30am to 5:30pm from Monday to Friday, and will be expected to carry out the following duties:

- Copy and audio typing via digital dictation and amending documents.

- Electronic scanning and e-mail filing to be done daily basis plus hard copy filing.

- Opening new client files and sending appropriate documentation i.e. completed file opening sheet, money laundering form and money laundering documents to accounts in a timely manner.

- Setting up and maintaining new files in Filesite on a regular basis.

- Monthly billing for the Partner which includes typing up bills, editing and collating final versions to be forwarded to accounts and then sending out to the client or other appropriate person.

- Editing documents using track changes, cross-referencing, auto numbering, spell check and formatting.

- Organise the file to be closed as soon as the matter has finished, ensuring outstanding bills have been paid and paper file is archived.

- Responsible for the diary management for the Partner. Arrange client and internal meetings including travel and accommodation if needed.

- Complete the following forms online when the Paralegal is away for your fee-earners matters; SDLT Returns, Land Registry forms, Companies House and Court forms.

- Complete the following forms online when the Paralegal is away for your fee-earners matters; carry out property searches and download information from Local Authority websites.

- Taking telephone messages from clients, agents or surveyors and assisting with non-legal based queries. For residential transactions; clear knowledge of the process and timings.NB: This post carries entitlement to overtime payments, in accordance with the firm's policy in operation at any given time.

Legal Secretary - Real Estate - 9 Month FTC

In order to be considered for this position you must possess the following skills/experience:

- Previous experience gained as a Legal Secretary/Legal PA within a recognised law practice

- Experience within Real Estate law (Residential & Commercial Property Experience will be considered.

- A tested typing speed of at least 65wpm (JM Legal can provide testing!)

- Professional competency on MOS packages

Immediate start required! Please apply immediately to avoid missing out!

Required skills

  • "Legal Secretary " "Legal PA" "Real Estate" "Commercial Property"

Reference: 35410010

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