Legal Secretary (Commercial Property)

at  Coulton Moore Legal

NUT, England, United Kingdom - 00000

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Description:

Type: Permanent
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A rare opportunity has arisen for a Legal Secretary to provide support to the Commercial property team of this highly regarded Newcastle based law firm.
The role involves providing secretarial support on a wide range of commercial property matters, therefor it is essential that applicants have relevant previous experience.

MAIN SKILLS AND EXPERIENCES REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION:

Previous commercial property legal secretarial experience with good knowledge of all forms and documentation, an ability to work under pressure with little supervision is also essential.
Applicants are required to have good previous experience of SDLT and property searches.
Accurate typing, minimum speed 65wpm.
Experience working in a team of busy fee earners, using a case management and document management system.
Exceptional communication skills with accurate spelling and grammar.
Awareness of client confidentiality, information security and data protection.
Highly organised with the ability to successfully multi-task and prioritise workload, manage own time effectively and take ownership of projects and tasks.
Use initiative and contribute to improving internal processes.
Proficient in Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel.
This is a full-time and permanent position, however part-time hours may also be considered. Salary will depend upon experience and qualifications. The role also provides several other employee benefits.
If you are not yet sure that you would like to apply, or would like more information, please ‘call me direct for an initial chat, in complete confidence. If I’m busy on another matter when you ‘call, please do leave me a message as no-one else will hear this and I will return your call as soon as possible.
Apply, or call, in confidence: Eric Moore, Coulton Moore Legal Recruitment, 07720 665 835.
Services advertised by CML Recruitment (Coulton Moore Ltd t/as) are those of an Employment Agency as defined under The UK Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003.

Responsibilities:

Secretarial support to partners and fee-earners
Complete file administration, management and correspondence from file opening to closure, using a case management system. Dealing with post completion registration and Stamp Duty Land Tax.
Applying for searches, drafting of land registry applications and SDLT returns.
Production of letters, emails, documents, invoices and other legal documentation, scanning and photocopying documents.
Assisting with billing preparation and invoicing.
Typing from audio dictation.
Diary management, booking meetings, training courses and arranging travel when required.
Answering clients calls including new enquiries.


REQUIREMENT SUMMARY

Min:N/AMax:5.0 year(s)

Legal Services

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Office Administration, Legal Services

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom