Legal Secretary

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Residential Property Legal Secretary

Our client one of the leading regional law firms in London and South East LEXCEL accredited. Offering a full range of legal advice to business and individual clients, have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Residential Property Legal Secretary . To join their busy property department based in Hornchurch you will have experience with either Residential or Commercial Property or both.

The Role

  • To provide secretarial support to the property fee earner
  • Screening incoming calls
  • Dealing with new business opportunities so that these are processed efficiently helping to ensure the continued success of the property department
  • Audio typing using digital dictation
  • Diary management , booking rooms and arranging meetings
  • Using case management system
  • Liaise with clients, solicitors, Estate agents and mortgage lenders
  • Providing quotations , sending out client care letters
  • Deal with client queries, and take instruction from clients
  • Amend and reformat documents
  • Apply for searches using on line services including land registry
  • Using HRMC website to complete stamp duty land tax forms
  • Deal with post completion matters
  • Maintain client files, opening and closing of files
  • Maintain the filing system
  • Assist fee earners in the maintenance of client accounts
  • Provide guidance to junior and temporary secretaries when required

Experience required:

  • Recent Residential or Commercial Property legal secretarial experience essential
  • Fast and accurate audio typing skills, including Digital dictation
  • Experience with Microsoft office , word, outlook, Excel
  • Able to prioritise and multitask
  • Excellent telephone manor
  • Possess the ability to deal with client queries when fee earners are out of the office
  • Friendly working environment
  • Competitive salary
  • Hours Monday to Friday 9am- 5.30pm

Apply Now.

If you feel this is the right opportunity for you, Contact Julie Sheridan at JS Legal Recruitment Ltd, quoting reference JSL2308 OR email now your cv or call for a confidential discussion .

For more information on other vacancies JS Legal recruitment Ltd are handling please visit our website.

All successful applications will be responded to within 7 working days. If you have not been contacted within this timescale your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Application questions

Are you a Legal Secretary?
Do you possess Conveyancing Experience?

Reference: 52229775

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