Legal Secretary – Commercial Property

2 days left

£20000 - £22000 per annum
20 Feb 2019
20 Mar 2019
Monty Bouttell
Legal secretary
Full time
Contract type
Legal 500 practice in Ipswich seeks Commercial Property Legal Secretary on a permanent basis.

Reporting to a partner within the team or one of the senior fee earners, the successful legal secretary will provide comprehensive support at this level, managing a complex and varied workload with minimal supervision. Previous experience in commercial property will therefore be essential.

• Diary management
• Arranging meetings and booking rooms
• Recording payments and creating new matters
• Liaising with clients over the telephone
• File maintenance
• Amending and reformatting documents
• Creating letters and documentation using Bighand
• General administrative duties including photocopying and scanning
• Submitting searches
• Completing SDLT and property forms
• Post completion matters including registering documents with the Land Registry

The Candidate
• Applications are welcomed from legal secretaries with a minimum of two years’ experience in commercial property
• The ability to work for more than one fee earner at a time will be essential
• Possesses outstanding verbal and written communication skills across all levels
• Has a fast and accurate typing speed and confident telephone manner
• A team player who is equally comfortable working on their own initiative
• Works well under pressure, meeting tight deadlines and maintaining high levels of accuracy

The Firm
One of the oldest established firms in the country and ranked in the Legal 500, this firm is renowned for its high level of client care and practice management. It is a trusted provider of legal services across a range of areas and excels in employing experts in their chosen fields. Now recruiting for its office in Ipswich, Suffolk, the firm is seeking a Commercial Property Legal Secretary.

• Competitive salary
• Generous holiday allowance
• Opportunities for career progression
• Structured work environment

Legal Secretary – Commercial Property

For further details of this Commercial Property Legal Secretary vacancy, please contact Monty quoting reference MB04260801.


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