Residential Conveyancing Legal Secretary

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Residential Conveyancing Legal Secretary

Tunbridge Wells, Kent

Full Time

Highly regarded and well-established law firm with offices across Kent are seeking an experienced Legal Secretary to work within their Residential Conveyancing Department.

This role will be to assist Fee Earners with busy, mixed property caseloads in their day-to-day work by…

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Residential Conveyancing Legal Secretary

Tunbridge Wells, Kent

Full Time

Highly regarded and well-established law firm with offices across Kent are seeking an experienced Legal Secretary to work within their Residential Conveyancing Department.

This role will be to assist Fee Earners with busy, mixed property caseloads in their day-to-day work by providing support and an efficient secretarial and administrative service.

You will be assisting on the conveyancing transaction from instruction through to post completion on property files to include, freehold and leasehold sales and purchases, re-mortgages, transfer of equity and new builds.

Duties will 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.

Desired skills and experience:

  • Legal Secretary/Assistant experience with at least a year of solid property expertise is essential
  • Strong and efficient secretarial and admin skills
  • High level of attention to detail
  • Fast, accurate typing ability, ideally using digital audio systems – touch typing is highly desirable
  • Experience of using case management systems
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Very well organised
  • Friendly & professional attitude
  • IT literate – Microsoft Word / Excel / Outlook / Digital Audio software / Case Management

This is an exciting opportunity to join a Legal 500 and UK Chambers accredited firm.

Job Description

Residential Conveyancing Legal Secretary

Tunbridge Wells, Kent

Full Time

Highly regarded and well-established law firm with offices across Kent are seeking an experienced Legal Secretary to work within their Residential Conveyancing Department.

This role will be to assist Fee Earners with busy, mixed property caseloads in their day-to-day work by providing support and an efficient secretarial and administrative service.

You will be assisting on the conveyancing transaction from instruction through to post completion on property files to include, freehold and leasehold sales and purchases, re-mortgages, transfer of equity and new builds.

Duties will 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.

Desired skills and experience:

  • Legal Secretary/Assistant experience with at least a year of solid property expertise is essential
  • Strong and efficient secretarial and admin skills
  • High level of attention to detail
  • Fast, accurate typing ability, ideally using digital audio systems – touch typing is highly desirable
  • Experience of using case management systems
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Very well organised
  • Friendly & professional attitude
  • IT literate – Microsoft Word / Excel / Outlook / Digital Audio software / Case Management

This is an exciting opportunity to join a Legal 500 and UK Chambers accredited firm.

Job Summary

Location: Tunbridge Wells
Contract Type: Permanent
Sector: Law
Division: Legal Support
Date: 19th January 2021

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Job Summary

Location: Tunbridge Wells
Contract Type: Permanent
Sector: Law
Division: Legal Support
19th January 2021

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