Conveyancing Secretary

Recruiter
Anonymous
Location
Cheltenham
Salary
20000.00 - 23500.00 GBP Annual + GBP20000 - GBP23500/annum benefits
Posted
03 Feb 2017
Closes
18 Feb 2017
Category
Legal
Function
Law
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Secretary - Real Estate Team

An experienced legal secretary with excellent organisational skills is required to provide first class secretarial support to a Partner and team in the busy Real Estate department of this Cheltenham firm. You should have fast, accurate typing, strong diary management skills and enjoy liaising with clients. The ability to handle a heavy workload and manage multiple priorities is essential. Candidates with previous conveyancing experience are at an advantage but those with general legal experience will also be considered.

Your tasks will include
*Transcribing of digital dictation, copying typing and amending documents
*Carrying out Land Registry and other searches using on-line facilities
*Receiving and directing telephone calls
*Maintaining diary, arranging and preparing documentation for meetings
*Setting up and maintaining records and filing in accordance with the firm's policy and quality standards
*Receiving and sorting incoming mail where required
*Word processing/typing and collating correspondence and other documents from audio /digital dictation - minimum of 55-60 wpm required.
*Updating and maintaining client information on the firm's case management system.
*Working as part of a team to ensure that effective secretarial cover is maintained
*Ensuring compliance with quality standards and the firm's policies in general
*Other support services which may include making travel and hotel arrangements, taking minutes of meetings, initiating and replying to correspondence on routine matters

Skills and experience required: previous conveyancing or general legal secretarial experience is essential. You must have minimum of 50wpm typing and a good knowledge of Word. Excellent organisational skills, a strong team spirit and first class communication skills are essential. In addition you will need to be very tenacious and enjoy working in a fast paced, team environment where you will have strict deadlines to meet.

Salary: GBP23500 plus excellent benefits

Adecco is an employment agency and an equal opportunities employer. Due to the high volume of responses to our advertising we are unable to respond to all candidates directly. If you have not heard from us within 4 working days then please assume that on this occasion your application has been unsuccessful. Thank you for your interest.

Adecco is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer

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