Conveyancing Legal Assistant/Legal Secretary

21000.00 - 25000.00 GBP Annual + GBP21000 - GBP25000/annum
08 Feb 2017
23 Feb 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Conveyancing Legal Assistant / Legal Secretary - Float between offices - Hampshire
Hampshire - GBP21,000 - GBP25,000

A highly reputable law firm with a strong presence across the South are seeking a Legal Assistant / Legal Secretary to support the conveyancing department across all offices, with a base in Southampton.

The successful Legal Secretary / Legal Assistant will provide full secretarial support to fee earners specifically handling Residential Property work.

The chosen candidate will be responsible for:

- Opening new property files
- Assisting with initial searches
- Obtaining Land Registry title documents
- Assisting with the drafting of legal documents including contract packs
- Land Registry portal use
- Assisting with post completion duties including completion of SDLT returns/AP1
- Diary management
- Audio typing from digital dictation systems
- Attending to clients
- Using the in house case management system
- Handling enquiries in person, by telephone and by email

The ideal candidate:

- Will be an experienced legal secretary or legal assistant with vast and specialist residential property knowledge
- Must have audio speeds of 65wpm with experience using digital dictation systems
- Should be au fait with using Outlook for diary management
- Must be confident and sensitive in dealing with difficult matters
- Have strong IT skills in the full remit of Microsoft Office software and case management systems
- Have a polished and professional approach
- Must have a full UK driving licence for travel between offices

The firm offer a competitive salary based on experience, as well as an extremely attractive benefits package. Travel expenses between offices will be remunerated. It is essential that candidates have their own car in order to travel between offices.

If you are interested in this exciting opportunity or require more information about the position, please contact Annah-Mae at Ashville Knight on (Apply online only) or email to (Email Removed)

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