Legal Secretary Real Estate

Location: City of London, London
Contract Type: Permanent
Specialisation: PA & Business Support
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
REF: HQ00074002_1499073605

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
*Extensive diary management and travel organisation
*Would suit an experienced Legal Secretary/PA with Real Estate experience

This exceptional Legal Secretary opportunity is to provide a 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, completing land registry searches, and being the general gatekeeper for the team and dealing with any client queries.

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

This award winning firm are currently growing rapidly and they are a very popular employer as they offer exceptional benefits, personal development, and training to their valued staff.

This company can offer you;

*Salary £35,000-£38,000 per annum
*Excellent company benefits
*Great city location
*Superb training and career development
*Fantastic working environment with lots of social events throughout the year
*Dress down Fridays
*25 days' holiday + bank holidays

To be successful in your application for the Legal Secretary position

*GCSE Maths and English Language (or equivalent) at grade C and above
*3 + years' Legal Secretary experience within Real Estate
*Excellent Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint skills
*Experience managing diaries and arranging travel
*Exceptional organisational skills
*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 to you 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.