Legal Secretary

  • Job Reference: 895619
  • Date Posted: 22 August 2019
  • Recruiter: Spider
  • Location: Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk
  • Salary: £20,000 to £24,000
  • Sector: Administration, Legal
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

We are currently recruiting for an experienced Legal Secretary to join a our clients commercial team based in Bury st Edmunds.

The successful candidate will work as part of a team to provide secretarial support to their well-regarded commercial team supporting up to 5 solicitors.

You can expect to carry out the full complement of Legal Secretary duties:

  • Typing complex documents using digital dictation and audio/copy typing.
  • Completion of legal documentation and forms.
  • Dealing with Client enquiries.
  • Updating files and utilising the Case Management System.
  • Registering land registry applications and conducting searches as well as all general administration as required.
  • Producing bills; and assisting other departments when required.

Skills and Experience:

  • A minimum of 12 months' experience working as a Legal Secretary ideally within a Commercial Property or Residential Conveyancing essential.
  • Confidence with IT systems to include Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Fast and accurate typing skills.
  • The ability to work well in a team and develop good working relationships with colleagues and others.
  • To be able to produce a high standard of work, often to tight deadlines, whilst maintaining accuracy and good attention to detail.
  • The ability to prioritise well and be able to cope with changing demands.
  • To be able to demonstrate professionalism, flexibility, initiative and self confidence.
  • A full driving licence would be an advantage.

 ***UK experience is essential***

If you have the relevant skills and UK experience, please apply by forwarding an up to date CV as soon as possible. We look forward to hearing from you.

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