Legal Secretary Real Estate/Commercial Property, Edinburgh

Posted By:Edinburgh Branch

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 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.