Residential Conveyancing Legal Secretary (612 month FTC), Jobs, Kent, 680

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Residential Conveyancing Legal Secretary (6-12 month FTC) - Kent

Property Law - Legal Support
Ref: 680 Date Posted: Thursday 15 Jun 2017

Are you a Kent based Legal Secretary with experience in Residential Conveyancing? Are you looking for a 6-12 month fixed term contract, starting 1st August? If so, we have the role for you.


  • Providing full secretarial support to fee earners and department, including arranging appointments, dealing with client queries in person and by phone, together with preparation of correspondence by audio typing via the digital dictation system.
  • Using the Land Registry Portal, completing Land Registry returns and submission of SDLT forms.
  • Filing, photocopying and opening/closing client files in timely manner.
  • Maintaining and co-ordinating diaries and diary notes and reporting on these as necessary.
  • Regular consideration of client files and advising fee earners on any action required.
  • To provide ad-hoc secretarial cover for sickness and holiday absences in the team when needed.
  • Covering Reception during lunch breaks, holidays and unforeseen absences; collection/delivery of daily incoming/outgoing post and DX usually by office rota.

General Objectives

  • Compliance with the firm’s accounts and administrative disciplines and procedures.
  • To agree clear objectives linked to the Firm’s business plan and participate in the performance management system, assessing performance and giving feedback as relevant.
  • To have a personal development plan and evaluate the effect of training on achievement.
  • To clearly identify the standards and systems required to continually improve our customer service.
  • To comply with all the Firm’s relevant policies and procedures.
  • To ensure confidentiality on all appropriate matters and recognize that any breach of this confidentiality will be treated very seriously.

The Candidate


  • Residential Conveyancing Secretarial experience.
  • Competent in the use of MS Word and Outlook.
  • Proficient audio typist.
  • Familiar with transcribing correspondence using Digital Dictation.
  • Clear verbal and written communication skills.
  • Team working.
  • Ability to balance priorities.
  • Attention to accuracy and detail.
  • CILEx Secretarial Diploma or Institute of Legal Secretaries Diploma would be an advantage but is not essential.


If you would like to learn more about this opportunity or other opportunities in the market then contact Matthew Heard at or call for a confidential discussion on 020 8464 2565


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