Recruitment: Legal Secretary (Conveyancing)

February 2017

We are currently seeking a full time, experienced legal secretary in our Conveyancing Department, please forward your CV and covering letter if you wish to be considered for an interview:-

Legal Secretary - Conveyancing

Key Responsibilities:

  • Secretarial duties including typing, digital dictation and dealing with documents and correspondence as directed by fee-earners.
  • Drafting up standard forms and straightforward letters subject to those being checked by the fee earner.
  • Set up new files accurately and speedily on instructions from fee-earners in accordance with the firm's standard procedure as set out in the office manual.
  • Attend to clients both on the telephone and in person and to take and record accurately any messages and pass the same on to the appropriate person without unnecessary delay.
  • Ensure that all the work you produce is accurate and well presented, and is undertaken in accordance with the firm's procedures and standards.
  • Ensure that you are and remain aware of the standards and quality of work expected of you as set out in the firm's manual and that you carry out your work in accordance with these.
  • Use initiative in your work, keep your working practices under review and identify any changes which lead to an improvement in the quality or efficiency of your work.
  • Ensure confidentiality and security of all practice and client's documentation and information at all times both at work and outside.
  • Undertake any other duties which may be required.

 Key Requirements:

  • Candidates must have experience as a PA, or Legal Secretary in Conveyancing.
  • Be competent with digital/audio typing, Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel and Outlook.  It would be beneficial to have knowledge of case management systems.
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritise a significant workload, and keep calm under pressure.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, a team player who is smart, confident and presentable.

Please contact Michelle Thorpe on:
Em:  michellet@pandcllp.co.uk
T:     01296 318500