Temporary Legal Secretary

React Recruitment
£19,850 per annum pro rata
30 Apr 2018
14 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Our Client, a well-established Solicitors based in Canterbury , are looking to employ a Secretary with Legal experience to work as part of the property team. To provide secretarial and general administrative support to fee earners within the Residential and Commercial Property team. This position is to cover maternity leave and is expected to last for 5-6 months. Key attributes, qualities and experience required: · Educated to O-Level/GCSE and equivalent standard. · ILEX Secretarial qualification (desirable) · Previous residential and commercial 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 Key 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. This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/80942423

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