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Legal Secretary - Conveyancing

Posted 8 days 23 hours ago by 360 Recruitment

Permanent
Not Specified
Secretarial & PA Jobs
Wiltshire, Devizes, United Kingdom, SN101
Job Description

Legal Secretary - Conveyancing

Devizes

My client is a well-established and award-winning law firm who are current recruiting for a Conveyancing Legal Secretary to join their Devizes office on a full-time or part time basis. They offer a positive, supportive, and forward- looking environment in which to grow your career.

Duties will include:

  • Managing Fee Earner's diary
  • Preparing files for billing
  • Screening incoming calls
  • Typing of correspondence, photocopying, filing sending faxes and opening new files.
  • Sorting and prioritising mail, emails and messages
  • Dealing with client's matters where appropriate
  • Supporting in all areas of work where appropriate
  • Provision of a reliable and efficient service to clients
  • Provision of a professional & friendly service to clients with the ability to recognise when clients may be going through a difficult process e.g. divorce or family transactions.
  • Preparation of straightforward legal documents
  • Commitment to the LEXCEL & Investors in People standards, the requirements of the Law Society and to understand them.

Skills and experience required:

Essential:

  • Proven experience of Legal Secretary work
  • To have the ability to remain calm, polite and focused when dealing with different situations
  • To have excellent communication skills both verbal and written
  • The ability to build relationships and work collaboratively with all employees
  • Great attention to detail
  • To be able to produce a high standard of work when under pressure
  • The ability to make sound decisions taking ownership when required.
  • To present in a professional manner
  • To have excellent IT skills including Microsoft packages

Desirable:

  • Legal Secretary Level 2 Certificate/Diploma
  • Experience of Investors in People and LEXCEL accreditation
  • An understanding &/or experience in Post Completions would be a great advantage
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