Depending on experience
28 Feb 2018
28 Mar 2018
Jonathan Barber
Legal secretary
Full time
Contract type
Talented Legal Secretary with experience of supporting fee earners within a Commercial Property Department sought for highly regarded, Lexcel accredited firm in Newbury.

The Firm
A Lexcel accredited, multi-office practice, our client delivers a wide spectrum of legal services to individuals and businesses across London and the South East. Staffed by a team of specialists renowned for their innovative approach to finding practical solutions, they ensure a high level of client care and service at all times. Enjoying continued success, they are now seeking to add a Commercial Property Legal Secretary to their highly regarded team based in Newbury, Berkshire.

The Role
Working within the firm’s busy Commercial Property Department, this is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Commercial Property Legal Secretary. You will undertake an array of duties involving secretarial and administrative support to fee earners where you will deal with clients, assist with billing and work with large documents. Specifically, your duties will include: diary management; audio typing of legal documents via digital dictation system; copy typing; preparing official forms for searches and applications to the Land Registry; carrying out online pre-contract searches; scheduling deeds and requesting receipt upon dispatch; answering external calls to fee earners and assisting with client enquiries if possible; sorting incoming post, processing incoming cheques and acknowledgements; photocopying, faxing and scanning documents; preparing draft bills, including disbursements from billing guides; preparing relevant forms for accounts including payment requests; daily manual and electronic filing; file closures and; any other duties required to ensure the smooth running of the team. In return, the firm offers a competitive salary and a supportive work environment where merit and achievement are rewarded.

The Candidate
Applications are encouraged from Legal Secretaries with solid experience of supporting fee earners gained from a reputable firm.
Experience working within a Commercial Property Department would be advantageous.
You will be familiar with current Anti-Money Laundering regulations and risk and compliance procedures within a legal practice.
The successful Commercial Property Legal Secretary will be able to demonstrate accurate typing skills and the ability to use a digital dictation system.


For further details of this Commercial Property Legal Secretary vacancy, please contact Jonathan quoting reference JB01649961.


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