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Date Added: Tue 17/01/2023

Residential Property Legal Secretary

Colchester, CO2, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £25000 - £27000/annum pension, private health scheme

Residential Property Legal Secretary

Our client Established for over 100 years are one of the leading law firms in Essex , LEXCEL accredited , Legal 500 recommended practice with 17 legal 500 recommended lawyers. Offering a full range of legal advice to business and individual clients, my client has a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Residential Property Legal Secretary to join their residential property department based in Colchester .

The Role

* To provide secretarial support to the residential property fee earner

* Dealing with new business opportunities so that these are processed efficiently helping to ensure the continued success of the property department

* Audio typing using digital dictation

* Diary management , booking rooms and arranging meetings

* File and case management , bill preparation

* Liaise with clients, solicitors, Estate agents and mortgage lenders

* Providing quotations , sending out client care letters

* Deal with client queries, and take instruction from clients

* Amend and reformat documents

* Apply for searches using on line services including land registry

* Using HRMC website to complete stamp duty land tax forms

* Deal with post completion matters

* Maintain client files, opening and closing of files

* Maintain the filing system

* Assist fee earners in the maintenance of client accounts

* Manage marketing data and liaising with the marketing team

* Building and maintaining knowledge of clients and their matters

Experience required:

* At least 1 years recent residential legal secretarial experience desirable

* Fast and accurate audio typing skills, including Digital dictation

* Experience with Microsoft office , word, outlook, Excel

* Excellent attention to detail

* Able to prioritise and multitask

* Excellent telephone manor

* Pre-empt problems and identify solutions

* Possess the ability to deal with client queries when fee earners are out of the office

* Demonstrate a pro-active approach to your work

* Friendly working environment

* After a qualifying period of employment a pension scheme and private health scheme are offered

* Child voucher scheme, 28 days (including bank holidays) plus 3 extra days during the Christmas closure

* Hours Monday to Friday 9am- 5.30pm

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If you feel this is the right opportunity for you, Contact Julie Sheridan at JS Legal Recruitment Ltd, quoting reference JSL2095 OR email now your cv or call for a confidential discussion .

For more information on other vacancies JS Legal recruitment Ltd are handling please visit our website.

All successful applications will be responded to within 7 working days. If you have not been contacted within this timescale your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion
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