Posted on Dec 12, 2018 by Anonymous
JOB TITLE: Conveyancing Legal Secretary
LOCATION: Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Becoming an integral part of the conveyancing team, you will work closely with a busy fee earner advising clients in relation to the sales and purchases, property transfers, re-mortgages and equity release matters. You will be responsible for; Audio typing of correspondence, documents and forms; Diary management; Seeing Clients and taking instructions; Dealing with telephone enquires; Dealing with Post; Replying to all telephone calls and letters within a reasonable time; Dealing with queries raised by other service suppliers, e.g. Local councils, search provider and the Land Registry; Opening new files and File management; Reviewing outstanding bills regular and following up payment where necessary; Ensuring that all client monies are held in the correct type of account and that clients entitlement to interest is observed; Carrying out office duties in accordance with the LLP's office manual; Undertaking any other duties that may, from time to time, be required by the firm.
Your application will really stand out if you are a Legal Secretary with more than 2 years' experience of supporting busy residential conveyancing fee earners. The ability to demonstrate a typing speed more than 50 wpm is essential, as is a highly organised approach to your work. Working knowledge of the Solicitors Practice Rules and the Solicitors Accounts Rules and to ensure compliance always is also essential. The firm is also open to applications from Legal Secretaries with a commercial property background wishing to make the transition to residential conveyancing in a supportive and progressive department.
This friendly, well established traditional firm has developed an excellent reputation in the local and national market. If you are looking for a lovely firm who treat their staff well, this is certainly a firm we would highly recommended. Please do get in touch with Megan Hughes on (Apply online only) to discuss your application further
Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment
Kate & Co