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Legal Assistant

Legal Assistant

  • Location

    Pontypridd, Rhondda Cynon Taff

  • Sector:

    Permanent Division

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Rebecca Martin

  • Contact email:

    rebecca.martin@centricrecruitment.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    913511_1542881656

  • Published:

    26 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2018-12-22

  • Client:

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Conveyancing Legal Assistant

Due to continued expansion, our Client has a vacancy for a Legal Assistant within their conveyancing team. Apart from offering the satisfaction of a being part of a successful team and a top 100 UK conveyancing practice you will receive a competitive package and the opportunity to develop your career within a supportive and encouraging environment

Purpose of job:

The Legal Assistant will provide a total support service to the Fee Earners, enabling him/her to operate at optimum efficiency. The Legal Secretary is expected to use a high degree of self-management and initiative.

Accountabilities and responsibilities:

To prepare correspondence and documents using audio typing, word processing or digital

dictation methods

To administer filing systems which will include daily filing and the opening, closing, storage and retrieval of client files in accordance with the detailed procedures contained in the office manual

To prepare mail and enclosures for dispatch.

To arrange for all copying to be done

To make appointments, arrange meetings and maintain an up-to-date diary for the partner

To provide support to Junior secretaries and other secretaries as required

To attend to clients both in person and on the telephone and to provide such communication in a professional and friendly manner in keeping with the practice's standards for client care

To undertake any specific training when required to do so and take responsibility for own self-development

To ensure the confidentiality of all practice and client documentation and information

To promote the practice when and where possible

To maintain professional standards at all times

To carry out any other duties and responsibilities that may be required by the partner

Experience Required:

Minimum of 1 year experience in a Conveyancing Department

Must be competent in Microsoft Office, Word and Excel

Experience in diary management and customer service

Confident communicator with good telephone manner

Minimum of 1 year experience in a Conveyancing Department