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Legal Secretary (commercial)

Job Description

Thrive Group are delighted to be working with our Chippenham based client who are actively seeking to engage a Legal Secretary to support their Commercial Department.

What you will be doing:

Supporting the fee earners within the department, you will be tasked with a wide range of secretarial and administrative duties to include;

  • Drafting legal documentation and correspondence
  • Digital dictation and copy typing
  • Sorting and prioritising mail, emails and messages
  • Preparing and submitting Stamp Duty forms and Land Registry applications
  • Liaising with clients and internal departments via phone, email and occasionally face to face
  • Managing Fee Earner's diaries
  • Opening and closing files and preparing files for billing
  • Adhoc duties when required

What you will need to succeed:

  • Proven experience in a legal secretarial role within commercial property/conveyancing
  • The ability to work under pressure with ever changing deadlines
  • Excellent IT skills including MS Office (word/outlook and excel)
  • Fast and accurate typing skills
  • First rate communication skills at all levels

What you will receive in return :

  • Competitive salary
  • The chance to work locally and join a supportive, established yet progressive firm
  • Monday to Friday full time (school hours also considered)
  • *100% office based*
  • Excellent benefits package including generous holiday allowance and health

If this role of Legal Secretary sounds of interest and you would like to be considered, please contact Sarah at Thrive Group on 01225 632666 or email sarah.

Thrive Group are acting as an employment agency in relationship to this vacancy.

If you have not heard from a consultant within 7 days, please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.