Legal Secretary required for Conveyancing Department in a busy Lexcel accredited City Centre Solicitors' practice.
This is a full-time position and working hours are 9.00 a.m. - 5.15 p.m.
Applicants should possess GCSE Grade A-C or the equivalent in Mathematics and English. Applicants should also be computer literate, possess keyboard skills and have a working knowledge of Word and Excel.
The successful candidate will ideally have previous experience of working within a busy Solicitors' office. However, training will be provided to the right candidate who must be accurate and have good attention to detail. Time management and administrative skills are also essential.
The attributes required are knowledge of/interest in the conveyancing process and ability to carry out digital dictation, a good telephone manner, good communication skills, a willingness to help and learn, a knowledge of office procedures and an ability to maintain confidentiality.
Duties and responsibilities include assistance with all aspects of residential and commercial conveyancing transactions, production of documentation such as Contracts and Transfers independently under supervision and transcribing using digital dictation, maintaining files to the Lexcel standard, completing forms including Protocol Documents and Land Registry Proforma, 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 firm is dedicated to training and development. The successful applicant must be committed to continuous development, training and improvement.
If you have the applicable experience and the skills referred to above, then please apply for this job by emailing a covering letter and a typed CV for the attention of Susan Wharton.
Please note that previous experience and salary levels are purely a guide. We are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil the role.