Commercial Property Legal Secretary

  • Competitive plus benefits
  • Canterbury, Kent
  • Trapeze Recruitment Services Ltd

This is an exciting opportunity to work for a leading Kent Legal firm. Candidates must have legal secretarial experience and experience of commercial property.

Main Responsibilities:

• Provide full support to the Partner and department, dealing with client queries, preparation of correspondence and documents both self-generated and by transcription of digital dictation

• File administration including opening/closing/archiving client files in a timely manner, photocopying, filing etc

• Assisting with all aspects of commercial sale and purchase transactions including ordering and investigating searches, official copies and Companies House documents, dealing with exchange and completion

• Producing documents such as lease extensions, deeds, completion statements and Land Registry forms

• Handling Stamp Duty Land Tax requirements including calculations, submissions and payments

• Liaising with clients and agents as necessary

• Maintaining and coordinating Partner’s diary appointments and diary notes and reporting on these as necessary

• Regular consideration of client files and liaising with Partner on any action required

• Support the secretarial team; answering incoming calls, greeting visitors to Reception on occasion, collection/delivery of daily incoming/outgoing post and DX, and any other general office administrative duties as required

Key Skills and Experience:

• Ability to effectively prioritise and meet deadlines

• Excellent written and oral communication skills

• Courteous and professional demeanour

• Able to work as a team with solicitors

• Strong sense of discretion

Remuneration & Benefits

• Competitive salary

• 25 days’ holiday + bank holidays

• Discretionary bonus scheme

• Private Healthcare

Only suitable candidates will be directly contacted about this position and we will not store or process the data of candidates in any way unless consent has been obtained.

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  • Reference: JO906