Legal Secretary Commercial Residential Property

Recruitment Solutions
From £18,000 to £19,500 per annum
21 Sep 2016
19 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Legal Secretary Commercial Residential Property Recruitment Solutions Folkestone Ltd are now recruiting for a Legal secretary with Commercial Residential and Property experience for our highly respectable and well know client in East Kent, based in their Canterbury Branch. Key purpose of the role is t o provide secretarial and administrative support to the partner and department. Hours Monday to Friday 09.00 to 17:00 with an immediate start date and competitive salary. Are you looking for a role that encompasses variety and stability? Then please read on……… All About the Role Providing full secretarial support to Fee Earner and department, including arranging appointments, dealing with client queries in person and by phone, together with preparation of correspondence and documents by audio typing via the digital dictation system Filing, photocopying and opening/closing client files in a timely manner Handling all aspects of a sale and purchase transaction including ordering and investigating searches, official copies and Companies House documents, dealing with exchange and completion Drafting documents such as lease extensions, deeds, completion statements and Land Registry forms Handling Stamp Duty Land Tax requirements including calculations, submissions and payments; Liaising with clients and agents as necessary Maintaining and coordinating Partner’s diary and diary notes and reporting on these as necessary Regular consideration of client files and liaising with Partner on any action required Work as a member of the secretarial team; answering incoming calls, greeting visitors to Reception on occasion, collection/delivery of daily incoming/outgoing post and DX, and any other general office administrative duties as required. Compliance with all the Firm’s relevant policies and procedures All About you Relevant secretarial experience gained from within a busy legal practice No formal qualifications are required (CILEX Legal Secretarial Diploma or equivalent would be an advantage) Good all round education; both literate and numerate Competent in the use of MS Word and Outlook (Professional) gained in a working environment, preferably the legal industry Accurate in producing good quality correspondence Proficient audio typist Familiar with transcription via Digital Dictation (desirable) Familiarity with using a Practice Management System (Legal Office/Videss Regrettably, we are currently unable to consider any speculative CV’s, please only apply if you fully match the skills and experience required. If you have not had contact from us within 72 hours of your application, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. This job was originally posted as