Legal Secretary Commercial Property

Job Description

Legal Secretary : Commercial Property

An award winning, LEXCEL accredited law firm based in Hertfordshire, are seeking a Secretary, to join their Commercial Property team and provide secretarial and administrative assistance to a minimum of two fee earners.

Duties include

  • Opening and closing client files in accordance with standard procedures including…

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Legal Secretary : Commercial Property

An award winning, LEXCEL accredited law firm based in Hertfordshire, are seeking a Secretary, to join their Commercial Property team and provide secretarial and administrative assistance to a minimum of two fee earners.

Duties include

  • Opening and closing client files in accordance with standard procedures including performing online money laundering checks
  • Input onto Peppermint client and potential client contact details
  • Answer the telephone or meet clients who call into the office without an appointment on behalf of the Lawyers
  • Maintain Lawyers` diaries and make appointments
  • Organise internal and external meetings including meeting room bookings
  • Manage outgoing post and emails as required
  • Maintaining internal and client files to ensure they are up-to-date at all times
  • Undertake typing duties for Lawyers
  • Liaison with the Accounts Department as appropriate to ensure timely and accurate accounts administration, including receiving cheques, entering on file and passing to accounts
  • Administration associated with the archiving of files
  • Act on instructions from Lawyers to perform tasks in connection

Desired skills & attributes

  • Secretarial experience in a Law firm is preferred
  • Property experience or knowledge is desirable
  • Fast and accurate keyboard skills : 65 wpm minimum
  • Good grasp of grammar and spelling
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Computer Literacy in relevant software packages
  • Organisation skills including the ability to prioritise work
  • Ability to follow instructions given
  • Ability to cope with pressure and maintain a calm manner at all times
  • Good time keeping
  • Smart and professional appearance
  • Attention to detail

This can be a full time position, or part time will be considered.

Job Description

Legal Secretary : Commercial Property

An award winning, LEXCEL accredited law firm based in Hertfordshire, are seeking a Secretary, to join their Commercial Property team and provide secretarial and administrative assistance to a minimum of two fee earners.

Duties include

  • Opening and closing client files in accordance with standard procedures including performing online money laundering checks
  • Input onto Peppermint client and potential client contact details
  • Answer the telephone or meet clients who call into the office without an appointment on behalf of the Lawyers
  • Maintain Lawyers` diaries and make appointments
  • Organise internal and external meetings including meeting room bookings
  • Manage outgoing post and emails as required
  • Maintaining internal and client files to ensure they are up-to-date at all times
  • Undertake typing duties for Lawyers
  • Liaison with the Accounts Department as appropriate to ensure timely and accurate accounts administration, including receiving cheques, entering on file and passing to accounts
  • Administration associated with the archiving of files
  • Act on instructions from Lawyers to perform tasks in connection

Desired skills & attributes

  • Secretarial experience in a Law firm is preferred
  • Property experience or knowledge is desirable
  • Fast and accurate keyboard skills : 65 wpm minimum
  • Good grasp of grammar and spelling
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Computer Literacy in relevant software packages
  • Organisation skills including the ability to prioritise work
  • Ability to follow instructions given
  • Ability to cope with pressure and maintain a calm manner at all times
  • Good time keeping
  • Smart and professional appearance
  • Attention to detail

This can be a full time position, or part time will be considered.

Job Summary

Location: St Albans
Contract Type: Permanent
Sector: Law
Division: Legal Support
Date: 8th March 2019

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Job Summary

Location: St Albans
Contract Type: Permanent
Sector: Law
Division: Legal Support
8th March 2019

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