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Date Added: Wed 14/07/2021

Commercial Property Legal Secretary

Kent, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Commercial Property Legal Secretary

Tunbridge Wells, Kent

Full time, based in the office

Our client, a highly reputable law firm in Tunbridge Wells are seeking to appoint an experienced Commercial Property Secretary within their property department.

The ideal candidate will have previous experience of property transactions and will enjoy working in a busy and challenging role within a supportive and friendly team.  Good team player with fast accurate typing essential. The successful applicant will need to be flexible, friendly and have appropriate legal experience in dealing with clients face to face and on the telephone.

Duties will include:

Assisting on a mixed caseload of freehold purchase and sale of commercial and business premises, site acquisitions, disposals and development, retail, leisure, factory office and residential, leases & renewals, portfolio management and property investments, property finance and rent reviews

Opening files and new matters on Case Management system

Preparing client care letters and service plans

Preparing and drafting correspondence and precedent documents for fee earners

Submitting searches and preparing draft reports on results and title documents

Carrying out bankruptcy searches

Carrying out priority searches

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 experience within Property law in a law firm of at least 1 year is essential

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
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