Careers

Experienced Legal Secretary

We are seeking to recruit an experienced Legal Secretary to work predominantly within our Conveyancing Department although there will be a varied workload. The position is a full-time position and regrettably, we are unable to consider candidates who wish to work reduced hours.  The office hours are 9.00 a.m. to 5.15 p.m. Monday to Friday.

Applicants should possess GCSE Grade A - C in Mathematics and English (or the equivalent).  Applicants should also be computer literate, possess keyboard skills, have knowledge of Word and Excel and have an ability to type at 50-70 wpm.

We are looking for a high calibre Secretary, preferably with experience in residential conveyancing, who can provide the highest level of administrative support and work as part of a team.  The successful candidate must be accurate and they must pay attention to detail.

The basic skills and knowledge required are an ability to carry out transcription from digital dictation, possess a good telephone manner and communication skills, be eager and willing to help and learn and have a basic knowledge of office procedures and an ability to maintain confidentiality.

A sample of the duties and responsibilities are:

  • Preparing correspondence and documents through digital dictation
  • Maintaining files to the Lexcel standard
  • Completing basic forms including file summary sheets and cost sheets
  • Identifying and recording key dates
  • Attending upon clients both in person and over the telephone in a professional manner
  • Filing which will include daily filing and the opening, closing, storage and retrieval of client files in accordance with office procedures
  • Assisting the person to whom you are responsible and working as part of a team

Trainee Legal Secretary required for Probate Department.

 

Other areas of work will include Family, Care and Private Client.

This is a full time role and working hours are 9:00am - 5:15pm.

Applicants should possess GCSE grade A – C in Mathematics and English.  Applicants should also be computer literate, possess keyboard skills, have knowledge of Word and Excel and have an ability to type at 50-70 wpm.

The successful candidate must be accurate and they must pay attention to detail.

The basic skills and knowledge required are an ability to carry out digital transcription, a good telephone manner, good communication skills, a willingness to help and learn, a knowledge of office procedures and an ability to maintain confidentiality.

A sample of the duties and responsibilities are an ability to type documentation from digital dictation, maintaining files to the Lexcel standard, ability to complete basic forms including file summary sheets and cost sheets, identifying and recording key dates, attending upon clients both in person and over the telephone, filing, assisting the person to whom you are responsible and working as part of a team.

The successful Applicant will be expected to type, amongst other things, Wills, Lasting Powers of Attorney Forms and familiarise themselves with working on Estate matters and gain knowledge of Grants of Probate, Letters of Administration and Intestacy.  In addition there will be some Court papers to type.

The firm is dedicated to training and development.  The successful applicant must be committed to continuous development, training and improvement.


We are always on the look out for talented individuals to join our professional, friendly team so please send your C.V. to reception@angelsolicitors.co.uk

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