Legal Secretary Real Estate/Commercial Property, Edinburgh

Posted By:Edinburgh Branch
Contact:Ron
Telephone:01312257531

Job Summary

Reference: S08100180
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Edinburgh
Salary: 20000 - 22000 per annum
Date Posted: 11/28/2016

Job Description


Our client require a Legal Secretary with Real Estate/Commercial Property experience. The role is full time and permanent with a salary on offer of up to 22k with an excellent benefits package.

Duties will include:

- Providing a high standard of secretarial and general administrative support to the legal team within the department
- Working hard to prioritise tasks to fit with given timescales/deadlines
- Assisting with the company compliance
- Edit and maintain template documents
- Audio typing using digital dictation and copy typing all aspects of legal documents
- Drafting standard documents and letters
- Preparing Registration Forms for Registers of Scotland and similar documents
- Dealing with all necessary incoming and outbound telephone calls, relaying messages and information quickly and accurately
- Undertaking all file management duties, including opening files and file cabinet review (including closing, splitting and reviewing for further action)
- Drafting completion statements and extracting accurate information from ledgers
- Prepare fee notes using the Elite Billing system and/or liaison with the firm's Fee Charging Department relative to production of more complex fee notes
- Photocopy, scan and general document management in line with the firm's policies and procedures

The ideal person will be or have:

- A competent knowledge of legal practice
- A good knowledge of Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint
- A good knowledge of document management
- Fast and accurate typing with good attention to detail
- Highly professional with a drive to achieve high standards
- A team worker who can also work using your own initiative
- Act professionally and be a representative for the firm
- Diligent and motivated to achieve the firm's objectives
- Adaptable and flexible in approach, have a positive attitude and work with enthusiasm and commitment to the team, department and firm

If you have the relevant experience as a legal secretary within commercial property or real estate, please apply below or email ron.crawford@pertemps.co.uk with an up to date cv. Further information can also be obtained by calling in on 0131 225 7531. Feel free to call me for a confidential discussion.