LEGAL SECRETARY

COVENTRY, WEST MIDLANDS
UP TO £21,000 p.a. and free car parking (35 hours per week)

This long established Lexcel accredited, law firm has a vacancy for a Legal Secretary to join their small and friendly office in Coventry - occasionally supporting their larger head office in Leamington. As Legal Secretary, you will be involved in all aspects of providing secretarial and administrative support for fee earners in private client, family, litigation, but with a leaning towards residential conveyancing and therefore residential conveyancing experience is desirable.

The key aspects of this varied Legal Secretary role are:

  • Produce accurate and professional documents from audio digital dictation (Lexacom) as well as using initiative to compile personalised letters and complete forms
  • Open and make up new client files and ensure they are filed correctly
  • Plan and maintain the diary and follow up ystem for conveyancing support team
  • Greet clients and provide refreshments and assistance with form filling
  • Liaise with accounts department to ensure payment of invoices and paying in cheques

 

The skills required for this Legal Secretary role are:

  • Excellent secretarial and administration skills with accurate digital audio typing (minimum speed 60 wpm)
  • Ideally, previous experience of working as a Legal Secretary within a conveyancing department but this is not essential as training in conveyancing could be provided
  • Knowledge of law and legal procedures especially related to conveyancing e.g. land searches, stamp duties, anti-money laundering, would be useful but not essential

 

The working hours are 9 am to 5 pm Monday to Friday and in addition, they offer 23 days annual holiday plus statutory bank holidays and company-funded social functions e.g. Christmas party, summer outing, charity fundraisers.

Please note SVB Solutions are acting as an employment agency for the purposes of this vacancy.