Legal Secretary – Conveyancing

Job Title: Legal Secretary – Conveyancing
Contract Type:
Location: Lutterworth, Leicestershire
Industry:
Salary:
  • £18,000 - £20,000
  • Contact Name: Jaimini Tailor
    Job Published:
    REF: BBBH4578

    Job description:

    Vanilla Recruitment

    We’re delighted to present an exciting opportunity for an accomplished Legal Secretary with extensive experience in conveyancing and property administration to join a well-reputed local practice.

    The successful applicant will provide effective clerical and secretarial support to a busy conveyancing team.

     

    Duties and responsibilities:

    • Preparing a variety of correspondence and documents through audio typing and word processing
    • Taking telephone calls and dealing with enquiries directly
    • Ensuring any telephone messages are taken accurately and are passed to relevant person in a timely manner
    • File administration, including importing client details and maintaining accurate records on the case management system
    • Liaising with estate agents, clients and other parties in person as well as via telephone and email
    • Maintaining internal systems and processes, including ensuring compliance procedures are carried out
    • Preparing files for completion, complying with the Company’s file closure procedures
    • Typing up bills and invoices as required
    • Assisting with any other administrative duties as required to provide clerical support to colleagues

     

    Skills and experience required:

    • Extensive secretarial experience in a conveyancing/property role
    • Sound understanding of conveyancing practices and procedures
    • IT proficient with a good knowledge of MS Office
    • Advanced word-processing and audio-typing skills
    • Excellent communication skills, both verbally and in writing, with strong attention to detail
    • Ability to work in a busy environment, organising and prioritising effectively
    • Confident liaising regularly with clients and other professionals both in person and on the telephone
    • Sound understanding of confidentiality, protecting client/company information at all times and having a good understanding of GDPR

     

    Hours of work:

    • Monday to Friday, 9.00am – 5.00pm with 1 hour lunch break.

     

    Salary and benefits:

    • £18,000 – £20,000
    • Free parking
    • 23 days’ annual leave plus bank holidays