Private Client Legal Secretary

Recruiter
RKRS Legal
Location
Southgate
Salary
Not specified
Posted
16 Apr 2019
Closes
14 May 2019
Ref
RM171
Contact
RKR ADMIN
Practice area
Private client
Position
Legal secretary
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Permanent
REF: RM171

I am currently recruiting for a friendly, thriving firm of solicitors based in Southgate North London who due to continued growth are now looking for a Private Client Legal Secretary to join their team on a permanent full time basis.

The successful Legal Secretary will be doing the following duties:
  • Wills, Lasting Powers of Attorney, Court of Protection applications, and probate and estate administration
  • Preparing property transfer documents and applications to the Land Registry
  • Attending upon clients in person to discuss their matters and take instructions
  • Speaking to and corresponding with clients by letter and by email
  • Speaking to and corresponding with HMRC, Court of Protection, Office of the Public Guardian, Probate Registry, asset holding companies and other relevant bodies
  • Archiving files when they are completed
  • Managing solicitor’s diary
  • Preparing quotes for new work
  • Preparing bills of costs
 
Required Skills & Experience:
  • Minimum two years’ proven experience in drafting wills, lasting powers of attorney and probate administration.
  • Proficient in using data base and software packages an advantage.
 

Vacancy Information:
  • Location: Southgate North London
  • Salary Range: DOE
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Working Hours: Monday-Friday (full-time)
  • Reference: RM171