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DATE ADDED: Thu 25/10/2018

Legal Secretary - Conveyancing

Royal Leamington Spa, UK
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COMPANY: HANSON LAWRIE LIMITED

Job Description

Legal Secretary - Conveyancing

We are recruiting a full-time Legal Secretary to join our Conveyancing team, to provide administrative support within a busy team of fee earners.

Key duties:

* Take phone calls on behalf on the team, dealing with enquiries and where a referral is needed, ensure a comprehensive email is provided.

* Undertake audio typing of client correspondence/forms/documentation when required.

* Produce draft letters and emails to send clients and external organisations.

* Set up new matter instructions on the firms Practice Management System and CRM system.

* Issue the client care letter via email or post.

* Undertake file closure activity ensuring balances are appropriately actioned and client confirmation is issued.

* Prepare information for the Finance team covering billing and invoicing activities.

* General secretarial duties such as booking appointments, rooms and pool cars etc.

* Document management including photocopying, scanning, faxing, collating and binding.

* Work alongside Compliance in carrying out searches and background checks on prospective clients.

* Liaise with clients and external organisations over the telephone when required.

Skills and experience:

We are looking for an experienced Legal Secretary who thrives on working in a team and takes a proactive approach to their work.

We will expect you to:

* Have worked as a Legal Secretary in any legal department;

* Have strong oral and written communication skills as this role involves a high level of client contact;

* Be highly organised and professional;

* Be motivated and enthusiastic with a positive 'can do' attitude, remaining calm when under pressure;

* Have an eye for detail, produce accurate work;

* Have proficient IT skills and the ability to learn how to use new systems and technology quickly;

Benefits:

For the role of Legal Secretary we offer a competitive salary and excellent benefits package; including 22 days annual leave (in addition to bank holidays) increasing to 25 with length of service, pension scheme, training and development, healthcare scheme, free on-site car parking, on-site cafe, an active social committee and childcare vouchers.

Please contact Phoebe Howles on 01926 357 209 or e-mail your cv


Role: Legal Secretary - Conveyancing
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Location: Royal Leamington Spa,

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