Legal Secretary - Property

London (East), London (Greater)
07 Jan 2021
04 Feb 2021
Job Title
Legal Secretary
Industry Sector
Contract Type
Part Time

The Client

Our client is an established regional law firm with offices based in Essex/East London, and they are looking for a Legal Secretary on a part-time basis with experience in Property – Commercial or Residential. 

This role will be for 3 days a week initially and is a Temp-Perm opportunity.

The Role

Typical duties will include:

  • Dealing with the opening and archiving of matters
  • Liaising with clients, solicitors and all parties involved within each transaction
  • Responding to emails, typing and sending letters         
  • Requesting identification from clients and ensuring that Anti Money Laundering procedures have been complied with
  • Submitting online property searches
  • Using Oyez Forms for the creation of documents
  • Preparing files for exchange of contracts and for completion, ensuring that funds are in place and signed documentation has been received
  • Requesting mortgage funds, providing clients with statements, preparing invoices, creating SDLT Returns, submitting HMLR Searches and drafting bank transfer forms for completion 

The Requirements

  • Previous experience in Residential or Commercial Property
  • Highly skilled on all MS Office applications
  • Experienced with billing and dictation
  • Excellent communication skills and telephone manner
  • Ability to be flexible to meet the demands of the work

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