Commercial Property Legal Secretary

ACS Recruitment
06 Oct 2016
27 Oct 2016
Contract Type
We are currently recruiting for a Commercial Property Legal Secretary for our clients firm in Liverpool. Duties will include, Audio typing and copy typing Typing letters, documents, bills, memos, emails Posting time to the case management system Producing document bundles including preparation of indexes and logical organisation of paperwork. Opening files and ensuring that client care procedures are followed and that conflict checks are completed Ensuring compliance with anti-money laundering procedures and reporting any issues of concern to the money laundering reporting officer Ensuring daily that all files are complete, tidy and in an orderly fashion by placing all sent and received correspondence in date order on treasury tags Obtaining billing guides for fee earners when requested Completing tax returns and Land Registry forms Lodging conveyancing searches with our search provider and dealing with any issues that may arise e.g. confirmation of utility/service providers Daily utilisation of case management system and Microsoft Office, including ensuring the database and document history are up to date Maintaining diaries for fee earners; making appointments for fee earners and entering appointments into the diaries ensuring no conflicts occur Managing own workload by utilising an electronic diary Dealing with client telephone enquiries in a helpful, diplomatic and friendly manner and addressing enquiries where possible Assisting with Reception cover as part of a rota to cover lunchtime and holidays Undertaking such other tasks as the directors and fee earners may request Successful candidate must have, Excellent oral and written communication skills Excellent organisational skills Fast, accurate keyboard skills Competence in Windows and MS Office Understanding of legal process Knowledge of the construction of legal case files Basic understanding of legal accounting principles Understanding or appreciation of client care, confidentiality and security issues For more information on this role, please contact All Applicants will be reviewed within the next working day and successful applicants will be acknowledged within 2 working days. ACS Recruitment Consultants Ltd ( the market leader within Legal Recruitment and we specialise in the placement of Qualified Solicitors, Legal Executives, Paralegals, Legal Secretaries and Support Staff at all levels. This job was originally posted as