Legal Secretary - Conveyancing

Job Description

Legal Secretary : Conveyancing

An excellent opportunity has arisen for an experienced Secretary to join a reputable and award winning law firm, and support their growing Residential Property Team based in Newbury.

You will deal with high-net-worth residential sales and acquisitions for individuals and onshore/offshore trust structures as well as financial…





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Legal Secretary : Conveyancing

An excellent opportunity has arisen for an experienced Secretary to join a reputable and award winning law firm, and support their growing Residential Property Team based in Newbury.

You will deal with high-net-worth residential sales and acquisitions for individuals and onshore/offshore trust structures as well as financial institutions.

This is a very passionate firm that really care about their clients, and their employees. They support your hobbies, there is no strict dress code and ensure your hard work is recognised and rewarded.

Duties may include:

  • Providing full secretarial support including using a digital dictation system to produce correspondence and other documentation related to property transactions with PA duties including diary management
  • Maintenance of comprehensive and accurate client admin files.
  • Undertaking online Land Registry searches and responding to enquiries on behalf of lawyers.
  • Assistance in general team administration including meeting and greeting clients, taking calls and directing accordingly and arranging meeting room bookings.
  • Managing post completions procedures including SDLT returns and title registrations.
  • Assist with billing and matter management, document production and work to mitigate risk by monitoring team compliance with the SRA code of conduct.


Desired skills and experience:

  • Legal Secretary/Assistant experience with at least 1 year of solid property expertise
  • Strong and efficient secretarial and admin skills
  • High level of attention to detail
  • Fast, accurate typing ability, ideally using digital audio systems
  • Experience of using case management system desirable but not essential
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Very well organised
  • Friendly & professional attitude
  • IT literate : Microsoft Word / Excel / Outlook / Digital Audio software / Case Management

Job Description

Legal Secretary : Conveyancing

An excellent opportunity has arisen for an experienced Secretary to join a reputable and award winning law firm, and support their growing Residential Property Team based in Newbury.

You will deal with high-net-worth residential sales and acquisitions for individuals and onshore/offshore trust structures as well as financial institutions.

This is a very passionate firm that really care about their clients, and their employees. They support your hobbies, there is no strict dress code and ensure your hard work is recognised and rewarded.

Duties may include:

  • Providing full secretarial support including using a digital dictation system to produce correspondence and other documentation related to property transactions with PA duties including diary management
  • Maintenance of comprehensive and accurate client admin files.
  • Undertaking online Land Registry searches and responding to enquiries on behalf of lawyers.
  • Assistance in general team administration including meeting and greeting clients, taking calls and directing accordingly and arranging meeting room bookings.
  • Managing post completions procedures including SDLT returns and title registrations.
  • Assist with billing and matter management, document production and work to mitigate risk by monitoring team compliance with the SRA code of conduct.


Desired skills and experience:

  • Legal Secretary/Assistant experience with at least 1 year of solid property expertise
  • Strong and efficient secretarial and admin skills
  • High level of attention to detail
  • Fast, accurate typing ability, ideally using digital audio systems
  • Experience of using case management system desirable but not essential
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Very well organised
  • Friendly & professional attitude
  • IT literate : Microsoft Word / Excel / Outlook / Digital Audio software / Case Management

Job Summary

Location: Newbury
Contract Type: Permanent
Sector: Law
Division: Legal Support
Date: 20th March 2019

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Job Summary

Location: Newbury
Contract Type: Permanent
Sector: Law
Division: Legal Support
20th March 2019

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