Legal Secretary - Commercial Property - Southampton

20000.00 - 25000.00 GBP Annual + GBP20000 - GBP25000/annum
31 Aug 2017
28 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Legal Secretary - Commercial Property - Southampton

Salary GBP20,000 - GBP25,000

Legal 500 and Chambers noted Southampton firm are seeking to appoint an experienced property secretary with the commercial property department.

The chosen candidate will be supporting fee earners within the Commercial Property Department handling light commercial conveyancing and high value development matters, including shareholders agreements, business sales and purchases/lease assignments.

Duties will include:

- Opening files and new matters on Case Management system
- Preparing client care letters and service plans
- Audio typing from dictation when needed
- Preparing and drafting correspondence and precedent documents for fee earners (from PLC and the firms own library of precedents)
- Submitting searches and preparing draft reports on results and title documents
- Carrying out bankruptcy searches
- Carrying out priority searches
- Extensive use of the Land Registry portal
- Preparing completion statements and invoices
- Drafting and submitting Land Registry applications and dealing with completions and post completions formalities
- Liaising with clients and other parties to keep files ticking over for fee earners
- Audio typing from digital dictation system
- Daily use of outlook for diaries, booking client and departmental meetings

Desired skills and experience:

- Legal Secretarial/Assistant experience within property
- Strong and efficient secretarial/legal admin skills
- High level of attention to detail
- Audio typing ability using digital dictation systems
- Experience of using case management system
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
- Very well organised
- Friendly & professional attitude
- IT literate - Microsoft Word / Excel / Outlook/ Digital Audio software

In return a highly competitive benefits package and salary is available.

If you are interested please contact Jenny at Ashville Knight on (Apply online only) or email to (Email Removed)

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