Legal Secretary

  • £22000 - £25000 per annum
  • Posted: 20/06/2017
  • Hinckley
  • Job Ref: 080104459
  • Permanent

Job Details

We have an exciting, new opportunity for an experienced Legal Secretary to join our Commercial Property team. This is a full-time, permanent role that will be based in our Hinckley office. We are looking for anyone who has worked in the Conveyancing sector and Wills & Probate.

What you'll do

The main purpose of the Legal Secretary role is to provide highly professional, effective and proactive support to the Senior Partner/Director. Duties will include:

" General commercial property work
" Audio/copy typing, amending and formatting legal documentation and composing direct correspondence.
" Understand and apply house-style effectively to an expert level of proficiency, acting as a go-to person across the firm
" Diary and inbox management for lawyers
" Travel arrangements for both domestic and non-domestic travel
" Working to continuously develop effective ways of working within the team and to identify ways of improving working practices
" Provide billing and credit control procedures for lawyers and clients
" Involvement in ad-hoc projects as given by the Senior Partners
The successful candidate will have first class organisational skills and fast accurate typing skills. This role will be working as part of a float team based at our London office, providing firm-wide support as and when required.

As a Commercial Legal Secretary, you will provide an effective and efficient secretarial support service to lawyers in the Real Estate department.

What we're looking for

You will have experience as a legal secretary ideally within a commercial property department, be well organised, able to show initiative and capable of working under pressure when necessary with a flexible and professional approach.

Also required:

" Essential to have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
" Be able to build an internal network across OC offices, departments and teams.
" Be able to anticipate, mitigate and resolve client, technical, workload or administrative issues.
" Excellent IT skills (Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Powerpoint, Interaction).
" Essential to be organised and be able to prioritise work.
" Ability to work under pressure with little supervision.
" Ability to pay close attention to detail.
" Ability to remain calm and collected to instil confidence in clients and colleagues.
The Company:

The firm's Real Estate department is sizable and acts for a wide variety of clients including developers, institutional lenders, investors, housing associations, and commercial landlords and tenants.

With a particular focus on acquiring and retaining the most talented people, the firm places a real emphasis on creating a healthy work-life balance, with ongoing training alongside a highly competitive benefits package.

If you are a legal secretary looking for a step up, this is an excellent opportunity for you to progress your skills, salary and career. Please note you must have experience in the property sector.

For more information and to apply, please forward an up to date copy of your CV to or contact Rassul o