Legal Secretary Real Estate

Location: London, England
Contract Type: Permanent
Specialisation: PA & Business Support
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
REF: HQ00074002_1498039146

Legal Secretary Supporting the Head of Department/Partner and team of fee earners in their Real Estate team
*£35,000 - £38,000 + exc bens
*A highly established mid-size City law firm
*City of London based
*Extensive diary management and travel organisation
*Would suit a strong organiser with 3 years' + legal secretarial / PA experience

This exceptional Legal Secretary opportunity is to provide high-level support to the head of Real Estate and his team of Fee Earners and involves extensive and ever-changing diary management as well as organising complex travel and itineraries, conducting of land registry searches, completing the billing and expenses, and corresponding with clients.

This position would suit a confident Legal Secretary with 3 + years' experience working for a dynamic team within Real Estate. You will have the natural ability to build effective business relationships at all levels and will be a team player with fantastic administrative and organisational talents.

This award winning firm who is currently growing rapidly has an outstanding reputation and is a popular employer that offers exceptional benefits, personal development and training to its valued staff.

This company can offer you:
*Salary £35,000-£38,000
*Excellent company benefits
*Great city location
*Superb training and career development
*Fantastic working environment work with lots of social events throughout the year
*Dress down Fridays
*25 days' holiday + bank holidays
To be successful in this Legal Secretary role, you will have:

*GCSE Maths and English Language (or equivalent) at grade C and above
*3 + years' Legal Secretary experience within Real Estate or Professional Services
*Excellent Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint skills
*Experience managing diaries and arranging travel
*Exceptional organisational talents
*Very high attention to detail
*Professional approach with utmost discretion and sensitivity
*Proactive and mature approach
*Strong communication and interpersonal skills
*Good spelling and grammar
*Smart business presentation

Key accountabilities within this Legal Secretary role include:

· Delivering and maintaining a good quality and professional support service to the Head of Department Partner and fee earners in the team;
· Diary management/arranging external and internal meetings/appointments/client functions etc;
· Carrying out Land Registry and other usual property searches;
· Typing and formatting legal documents;
· Creating and amending correspondence/documents by audio dictation transcription;
· Preparation of client files;
· Redacting;
· Opening/closing client files/matters on the current system according to the Firm's money laundering & due diligence procedures (covered in induction);
· Maintaining filing systems/e-filing, archiving and retrieval;
· Arranging travel arrangements/flights/accommodation/itineraries;
· Copying/scanning documents;
· Handling fee earner billing/raising invoices;
· Processing expenses;
· Good telephone manner/taking accurate messages over the phone

If this Legal Secretary opportunity appeals and you would like to apply, please email your CV as soon as possible quoting "Legal Secretary Real estate".

Thank you for applying to this advertisement; we appreciate your interest in this Legal Secretary opportunity. All applications are important to us, but due to the high volume of response we receive from our advertisements, we only contact successful applicants. We wish you all the best in your search for a new position.