Property Legal Secretary

Cheshire – £18,000 - £20,000

Property Legal Secretary

Douglas Scott have the honour of assisting a forward thinking and dynamic Law firm based in Cheshire in appointing a Legal Secretary to join their impressive property department due to expansion. The role is offered on a full time permanent basis.

The role will involve assisting a busy property lawyer in all things secretarial by providing the below support:

* Liaising with clients and fee earners in person, via email, letter and telephone.
* Providing quotes to clients
* Dealing with Completions, arranging for the transfer of monies, completion letter
* Prepare and produce documents
* Extensive audio typing
* Dealing with post and general administration as required by the department
* Contributing to secretarial resources for all fee earners
* Provide reception cover as and when needed

The ideal candidate would be someone who can work within a team providing excellent client care. Strong IT skills including use of case management, typing, digital dictation & Excel. Previous experience of working in a property department of a law firm is an advantage.

It's important that you have:

- Minimum of 12 months experience as a legal secretary
- Property experience is desirable but not essential
- 60wpm+ typing speed

This is a fantastic opportunity to join and reputable and well established law firm.

Apply now for immediate consideration!

Please contact Amy Turner, Divisional Head, to discuss the role in more detail or apply through the vacancy for immediate consideration.

Douglas Scott are a legal recruitment expert and the UK's leading law firms trust us with their legal vacancies. We are a regulated recruitment consultancy and will discuss this role and seek your approval before submitting an application directly to the decision maker.

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Amy Turner

Divisional Head
0113 467 7571

Amy joined Douglas Scott in November 2010 and has extensive experience covering the Manchester and Yorkshire markets. She currently manages the North West desk and recruits from Legal Assistant level up to Partnership level and deals with key client accounts on a nationwide basis. Amy returned from maternity leave in early 2017 and dove straight back to work, managing a large Master Vendor account as well as its dedicated team of consultants. Amy has been in recruitment since June 2004 and before making the move into legal recruitment she worked in the accountancy and finance sector. She graduated with a Public Relations Degree from the University of Lincoln and before this studied at Harrogate Ladies College. In her spare time, she cares for her young daughter Evie. 

"I am very grateful to Amy. She was professional but also encouraging and supportive in a very brief space of time. She most definitely goes the extra mile. Amy made it very easy for me to be positive and think about my attributes, which had a knock-on effect when I had my interview." 

Legal Secretary | Leeds

Job Spec:

  • Area of Law: Commercial Property Law, Residential Conveyancing, Legal Secretary and PA
  • Type: Business Support, Private Practice
  • Salary: £18,000 - £20,000
  • Term: Permanent
  • Location: Cheshire
  • Reference: AT56178

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