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Temporary Legal Secretary

East Kent

Salary: £9.50 Per Hour

My client, an established and successful legal firm based in East Kent require an enthusiastic and professional Legal Secretary to join them on a temporary basis of around 2 months to help assist the current Fee Earner.

The successful candidate will be an integral part of the Conveyancing team, providing secretarial support effectively and efficiently.

Your duties will include:

  • Ensuring the smooth flow of documents and correspondence in all areas
  • Word processing of all necessary documents from hand-written notes or by transcribing recorded dictation
  • Answering the telephone and respond as necessary and take messages
  • Carrying out file management including opening and closing files, photocopying and filing all relevant documents.
  • Maintaining of stationary and other supplies and provide refreshments
  • Emailing , scanning and faxing of correspondence and documents as required
  • Managing diaries and organise internal and external meetings
  • Provide support to team members and other secretaries as required

The ideal candidate will have/be:

  • Previous experience of working in a similar legal environment
  • A keen interest in legal matters and an understanding of the need for confidentiality at all times
  • Experience of working with Land Registry Direct and Stamp Duty on-line
  • Experience on on-line search procedures TM/Search Choice
  • Well organised withe efficient telephone skills and a conscientious approach
  • Be familiar with contacting lenders and local authorities on-line
  • An understanding of how to effectively prioritise a busy workload and be able to remain calm in pressured environments.
  • Strong IT skills - particularly Word and Excel.
  • An excellent grasp of English, both written and verbal and have strong numeracy skills with first rate interpersonal skills.
  • A good standard of general education and be smart in appearance

You will have at least two years' experience as a legal secretary with experience in Conveyancing.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a company who have an excellent reputation and take pride in nurturing their staff.

This role is being handled by Ben Fuller, Temporaries Consultant at Pearson Whiffin.

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