Legal Secretary - Real Estate/Construction!

  • Job Reference: JO0000002320
  • Date Posted: 13 October 2021
  • Recruiter: Ryder Reid Legal
  • Location: London
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Secretarial
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

We are looking for a Legal Secretary to join the Real Estate/Construction department of one of our leading international law firm clients on a permanent basis.

The Legal Secretary will perform administrative and legal secretarial support for the firm as a whole, but specifically to the Partners and Associates in the Real Estate/Construction group.

Essential Duties:

  • Producing correspondence, legal document, memos and other written materials.
  • Creating and amending lengthy legal documents
  • Maintaining client and fee-earner files, letters, memos and other materials.
  • Coordinating with fee earners on a continual basis to prioritise work to ensure timely turn around and effective use of time to meet deadlines.
  • Communicating with clients and other personnel inside and outside the firm.
  • Arranging appointments and complex travel arrangements and maintains fee-earners' calendars.
  • Maintaining time records.
  • Expenses
  • Billing
  • Completing Land Registry Forms

The hours are 9.30 - 5.30pm and this role will be 5 days a week in the firms London office.

Candidates must have at least 2 years experience in a law firm and be proficient in the following computer software;

  • Windows 7;
  • MS Office 2010 (Word, Outlook, Powerpoint, Excel);
  • Desksite (or similar document management program);
  • Deltaview (or similar comparison program);
  • Digital dictation.
  • Land Registry Direct
  • SDLT Online
  • Laserform
  • TM Searches (online search package)
  • PLC

Please do apply if you are interested and match the above criteria!