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Legal Secretary

Location: BRISTOL, AVON Salary: 18000.00 - 23000.00 GBP Per Annum
Sector: Legal Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: DAYS ONLY Applications: N/A
Posted: 10 months ago Reference: 3077901

Exciting opportunity for an experience Legal Secretary! 

If your a legal secretary with experience in Commerical Property, then I have the role for you..... 

This client as a real employee focus and you would be joining a Friendly growing legal firm in the Clifton area,  you will get great training and development with chances of progression.

Salary £18,000 - £23,000 depending on your experience
Monday - Friday 9am -  5:15pm (with 1 hour for lunch) 

Secretarial and administrative work
+ Typing, using SOS Connect to manage all current and archived matters including managing existing contacts and client data and creating new contacts, clients and matters as required.

+ Liaising with clients and other professionals.

+ Organising meetings and courses and travel arrangements when necessary.

+ Taking telephone messages pulling and filing post, attaching letters to envelopes and ensuring that post is sent.

+ Maintenance of file format and content in accordance with the Office Manual, photocopying and scanning documents as required.

+ Assisting with reception duties when required

+ Carrying out the various searches required as part of a normal property transaction.

+ Updating contact details when required

+ Getting file audits to relevant person

+ Carrying out API & SDLT and submitting to relevant authorities

+ Dealing with post exchange and completion matters.

Accounts procedures
+ Obtaining the approval of Accounts of all bills/claims prepared
+ Obtaining payment on account from clients
+ Requesting cheques
+ Obtaining Partner's signature to cheques
+ Preparing written requests for Bankers drafts
+ Notifying Accounts of incoming telegraphic transfers, making requests for telegraphic transfers by telephone, notifying accounts of telegraphic transfers requested by phone, preparing written request for telegraphic transfer for Accounts
+ Counting money received from clients as petty cash payments-in
+ Requesting transfer of money between client and office accounts
+ Referring amendments to cheques and bills to Partners for approval and dealing with the formalities for such amendment
+ Perusing monthly print-outs and taking the required action including ensuring that all client money is placed on deposit where required.
+ Chasing money due when required

Knowledge and Experience 
 Previous secretarial experience within the Legal sector and Commercial Conveyancing

Experience of dealing with demanding clients

Able to work to deadlines

Experience of working in a fast paced environment

Audio Typing

Experience of working as part of a team, having the flexibility to work for more than one Fee Earner.

Skills and Competencies

Self motivated

Enjoys working as part of a team and supports others

Able to use own initiative

Able to convey information accurately and make self understood

Able to communicate effectively with people at all levels.

Able to prioritise workload using a systematic approach

Able to be fully productive without being prompted and produces good quality work

If this is the role for you then apply now 

For more information please email 

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