Legal Secretary- Commercial Property

£20,000 - £24,500

Job Description

Kirkland Associates require a professional Legal Secretary to support an award winning Commercial Property team for an established firm in Leicester. You will be required to work as part of a team to provide a high level of administration and secretarial support to Solicitors and Paralegals within the team.

You can expect to carry out full complement of Legal Secretary duties:

  • Preparing correspondence and documents through audio typing and word processing
  • Daily filing and the opening, closing, storage and retrieval of client files in accordance with office procedures
  • Recording all client and matter details on our case management system, as well as setting up new files and ensuring matters are kept up to date
  • Document production including leases, agreements and completion statements
  • Completing SDLT returns
  • Making appointments, arranging meetings and maintaining an up to date diary for the fee earner they will be working alongside
  • Attending to clients both in person and over the telephone, providing support in a professional and friendly manner in keeping with the firm’s standards for client care
  • Providing support to other legal secretaries as and when required.

Skills and Experience:

  • Experience of working within a Commercial Property or Residential Property team.
  • Confidence with IT systems to include Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Fast and accurate keyboard skills
  • The ability to work well in a team and develop good working relationships with colleagues and others
  • Confident interpersonal skills with the ability to liaise openly and clearly with colleagues and clients
  • To be able to produce a high standard of work, often to tight deadlines, whilst maintaining accuracy and good attention to detail
  • The ability to prioritise well and be able to cope with changing demands
  • Able to demonstrate professionalism, flexibility, initiative and self confidence

Please get in touch with Gemma Evans, Legal recruitment consultant for further information, or simply click apply to be considered for the role immediately.