Legal Secretary

Posted 11 March by Human Capital Partners Limited
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The opportunity has arisen for a Legal assistant to join a busy conveyancing department within a leading team of lawyers based in Mid-Sussex.

The successful candidate will have experience in assisting lawyers who specialise in residential conveyancing.

Our client offers a friendly, informal working environment. Seeking only high-quality staff to join their busy practice. All personnel are highly experienced and client-focused. Being a general practice, the scope of the work is both broad and varied.

About the role

The legal secretary will assist the fee earner from the quote stage, up to the exchange of contracts.

The successful candidate will have experience in assisting lawyers who specialise in residential conveyancing.

- Good communication skills and telephone manner.

- Strong IT skills.

- Experience of opening files.

- Experience of assisting fee earners with all aspects of a conveyancing transaction.

- Experience of dealing with clients face to face and on the telephone and by email.

- Case management experience.

- Experience of working independently and as part of a team.

Our client believes in working hard and to a high standard to ensure their clients receive outstanding service and where possible exceed their expectations. We also strive to maintain a work/life balance and provide flexibility in working hours where appropriate. Striving for their firm to be an enjoyable place to work.

Experience required

Our client is a general practice, high-street firm so our ideal candidate is someone who possesses the following qualities:

  • conveyancing experience
  • experience working as a legal secretary
  • We place a big emphasis on being able to work in a team
  • Experience and a sound knowledge in their chosen practice area
  • Accurate and efficient to be able to maximise work in a fixed fee environment
  • Client-focused, with an ability to empathise
  • Good commercial understanding
  • A friendly, approachable and informal manner which makes other feel at ease

Benefits

Our client offer 20 days holiday in addition to bank holidays, a competitive pension contribution and offer excellent career development opportunities.

Required skills

  • Case Management
  • Communication Skills
  • Conveyancing
  • Legal Documents
  • Client Requirements

Reference: 37478959

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