Residential Conveyancing Legal Secretary

Canterbury, Kent
08 Feb 2019
08 Mar 2019
Charli Courtney
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Title: Legal Secretary - Residential Conveyancing
Location: Canterbury
Salary: £Competitive + Benefits

Have you got experience within Residential Conveyancing within a Legal Secretarial position

We are currently working on behalf of a law firm looking for an experienced Legal Secretary with a background of Residential Conveyancing to be based within Canterbury.

Duties & Responsibilities;

- Full secretarial support to Fee Earners and department
- Arranging appointments
- Liaising with client queries face to face and via email/phone
- Preparing correspondence by audio typing via the digital dictation system
- Using the Land Registry Portal, completing Land Registry returns, and submission of SDLT forms
- Filing and Photocopying
- Opening/Closing client files
- Covering reception when necessary
- Collection/delivery of daily incoming and outgoing post and DX usually by office rota
- Provide ad hoc secretarial cover for sickness and holiday absences in the team when needed
- Managing and coordinating diaries and diary notes and reporting on these
- Comply with all the Firm's policies and procedures
- Ensure confidentiality on all appropriate matters
- Compliance with the firm's accounts and administrative disciplines and procedures.
- Agree to clear objectives linked to the business plan and participate in the performance management system, evaluating performance and giving feedback when applicable
- Identify the standards and systems required to continually improve customer service

Experience & Skills;

- Experience within Residential Conveyancing Legal Secretarial role
- IT Literate within Microsoft packages including Outlook and Word
- Skillful audio typist
- Experience in transcribing correspondence using Digital Dictation
- Excellent communication skills
- Able to draft own basic correspondence as and when necessary
- Ability to use own initiative
- Able to prioritise and meet deadlines

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