Legal Secretary / PA

Job Description

Business Law Legal Secretary / PA

Guildford, Surrey

Up to £28,000 DOE

A highly regarded and top tier legal practice are seeking a motivated Legal Secretary / PA to join their reputable Business and Commercial Law team in their Guildford office. The team acts for a range of clients from…

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Business Law Legal Secretary / PA

Guildford, Surrey

Up to £28,000 DOE

A highly regarded and top tier legal practice are seeking a motivated Legal Secretary / PA to join their reputable Business and Commercial Law team in their Guildford office. The team acts for a range of clients from owner managed businesses to large national and multi-national companies in a variety of sectors including manufacturing, retail, logistics and IT.

Areas of focus will include:

  • Buying and selling businesses
  • Joint ventures
  • Distribution
  • Agency and franchise agreements
  • Intellectual property

Duties will include, but are not limited to:

  • Taking instructions and progressing the files under the solicitor’s instructions
  • Assisting the team with larger scale, complex transactions in a secretarial nature
  • Attending to clients of the firm
  • Drafting a wide range of legal documentation such as shareholder agreements, business structure, business protection and business sales and purchases from dictation
  • Making amendments to Articles of Association
  • Assisting with all aspects of post completion matters including title registration and SDLT (Stamp Duty Land Tax) returns
  • Preparing AP1 forms and dealing with registrations
  • Maintaining a professional and polite demeanour at all times
  • All general administration duties including, photocopying, scanning and organising the post
  • Diary management for fee earners

Desired skills:

  • Legal secretarial experience of at least 2 years is essential
  • Due to the nature of the responsibilities in this role, it is essential that you have working experience of the Commercial Property transaction
  • Experience of working with companies house and the land registry
  • Fast and accurate typing speeds
  • Be able to use a case management and digital dictation system efficiently
  • Client focused
  • Good knowledge of relevant computer programmes e.g. MS Office and online time recording.

Job Description

Business Law Legal Secretary / PA

Guildford, Surrey

Up to £28,000 DOE

A highly regarded and top tier legal practice are seeking a motivated Legal Secretary / PA to join their reputable Business and Commercial Law team in their Guildford office. The team acts for a range of clients from owner managed businesses to large national and multi-national companies in a variety of sectors including manufacturing, retail, logistics and IT.

Areas of focus will include:

  • Buying and selling businesses
  • Joint ventures
  • Distribution
  • Agency and franchise agreements
  • Intellectual property

Duties will include, but are not limited to:

  • Taking instructions and progressing the files under the solicitor’s instructions
  • Assisting the team with larger scale, complex transactions in a secretarial nature
  • Attending to clients of the firm
  • Drafting a wide range of legal documentation such as shareholder agreements, business structure, business protection and business sales and purchases from dictation
  • Making amendments to Articles of Association
  • Assisting with all aspects of post completion matters including title registration and SDLT (Stamp Duty Land Tax) returns
  • Preparing AP1 forms and dealing with registrations
  • Maintaining a professional and polite demeanour at all times
  • All general administration duties including, photocopying, scanning and organising the post
  • Diary management for fee earners

Desired skills:

  • Legal secretarial experience of at least 2 years is essential
  • Due to the nature of the responsibilities in this role, it is essential that you have working experience of the Commercial Property transaction
  • Experience of working with companies house and the land registry
  • Fast and accurate typing speeds
  • Be able to use a case management and digital dictation system efficiently
  • Client focused
  • Good knowledge of relevant computer programmes e.g. MS Office and online time recording.

Job Summary

Location: Guildford
Salary: £23000 - £28000 Per Annum
Contract Type: Permanent
Sector: Law
Division: Legal Support
Date: 6th November 2020

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Job Summary

Location: Guildford
Salary: £23000 - £28000 Per Annum
Contract Type: Permanent
Sector: Law
Division: Legal Support
6th November 2020

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