Legal Secretary - Residential Conveyancing - Full or Part-Time

Recruiter
BKM Consultants
Location
Leamington Spa
Salary
20000.00 - 25000.00 GBP Annual
Posted
18 Apr 2019
Closes
24 Apr 2019
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Role - Legal Secretary - Residential Conveyancing
Hours - Full or Part-Time
Location - Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Salary - GBP18000 - GBP22000 - Pro Rata
MUST HAVE GOOD LEVEL OF RESIDENTIAL CONVEYANCING EXPERIENCE

Our Client has over 180 years' experience providing a wide range of legal services to individuals and businesses in Warwickshire and beyond. Their Solicitors are all experts in their field and offer a professional and tailored service to a wide range of clients from members of the public through to large companies . They work out of offices Leamington Spa and Coventry and offers a home service for personal Clients when required - which highlights their dedication to providing the best and most flexible service to Clients
MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

?? Audio typing of correspondence, documents and forms.

?? Checking the Central Diary and informing Fee Earners where appropriate

?? Seeing Clients and taking instructions

?? Dealing with telephone enquiries and written communication within a reasonable time

?? Dealing with queries raised by other service suppliers, (e.g. Local councils, search provider and the Land Registry).

?? Maintaining an efficient filing system for client matters as well as ensuring that all "dead" files are closed and stored on a frequent and regular basis

?? Witnessing signatures on legal documents.

?? Have a working knowledge of the Solicitors Practice Rules and the Solicitors Accounts Rules and to ensure compliance at all times.

?? Reviewing outstanding bills regularly 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.

?? Faxing documents

?? Dealing with outgoing post.

Skills and Qualifications

?? Word Processing Skills

?? Audio typing

?? Ability to use telephone switchboard.

?? Good level of numeracy and literacy (GCSE Grade D or above)

Personal Attributes

?? Good organisational abilities

?? Ability to communicate clearly both written and oral

?? Ability to cope with pressure

?? Honesty and discretion

?? Reliability

?? Patience, tolerance and common sense

?? Sense of humour

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