Team Legal Secretary - Property

Posted on Dec 12, 2018 by Anonymous

Tenterden, Kent United Kingdom
Legal
Immediate Start
£20.2k - £20.2k Annual
Contract/Project
Our client is seeking a Team Legal Secretary on a 6-9 month maternity contract.

1 Main purpose

To provide secretarial and general administrative support to fee earners within the Residential Property Team. To promote the professional image of the firm at all times.

2 Main responsibilities

* To prepare correspondence and documents through audio-typing (digital dictation).

* To make appointments, arrange meetings and maintain up-to-date diary for the department.

* To deal whenever possible with routine client enquiries and communications.

* General administration, which will include daily filing, the opening, closing, storage and retrieval of client files within the parameters of ISO 9001 standards.

* To prepare mail and enclosures.

* To prepare documents/reports as required by fee earners.

* To deal with transactional matters in the sale and purchase of residential properties.

* To attend clients both in person and on the telephone and to provide such support in a professional and friendly manner in keeping with the firm's standards for client care.

* To ensure the confidentiality of all the firm's client's documentation and information.

* To provide secretarial support to other areas of the office as necessary.

* To work at other offices, from time to time, to meet the needs of the business.

* Other duties as deemed necessary to fulfil the role.

3 Essential qualifications, skills and experience

* Educated to O-Level/GCSE and equivalent standard.

* ILEX Secretarial qualification (desirable)

* Previous residential property secretarial experience (essential)

* Up-to-date understanding of the residential property conveyancing process (essential)

* Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office package

* Good understanding of excellent client care

* Good communication and organisational skills

* Ability to be flexible within the office environment

Hours of Work: 35 hours per week, Monday - Friday 9.00 - 5.15

Salary £20,247 per annum pro rata

Renato Recruitment is acting as an Employment Agency for this full time permanent vacancy

Reference: 598093703

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