Legal Secretary

Edinburgh
22000.00 - 24000.00 per annum

Are you an experienced Legal Secretary who specialises in Residential Conveyancing? Do you want to work for a leading Scottish law firm based in the city centre? Are you up for a challenge and do you thrive in a fast paced environment?

Then this could be the opportunity for you……

I have a great permanent opportunity working for an award wining firm within a busy Residential Conveyancing department.

Some of your duties…

* Task management, prioritising effectively to timescales/deadlines
* Assist with the departments compliance relative to the IMS Quality Standard to which the firm subscribes
* Edit and maintain template documents
* Audio typing, dictation and copy typing a range of documents
* Draft standard documents and letters as required for the department, demonstrating excellent grammar and spelling
* Manage telephone calls, relaying messages and information quickly and accurately
* Undertake file management duties, including opening files and file cabinet review (including closing, splitting and reviewing for further action) and extracting accurate information from ledgers
* Prepare fee notes /or liaison with the firm's Fee Charging Department relative to production of more complex fee notes
* Diary management
* Coordinating/booking travel arrangements
* General administration /document management - photocopy, scanning and printing.



You will have:

* Previous experience in Residential Conveyancing is desirable
* Proficient in Word, Excel, Outlook and Powerpoint
* Knowledge of visualfiles would be of benefit but not essential as training will be given
* Excellent typing speed
* Demonstrate a professional and positive outlook in the workplace
* Can work well under pressure and proven experience working to strict deadlines in a fast paced role


If you feel this is the perfect role for you, then please apply today with an up to date CV.

Search is an equal opportunities recruiter and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled or qualified applicants, regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/beliefs, sexual orientation or age.

Application Details

Closing date:
21-Nov-2017

Heather Hesketh
0131 718 8000

Reference No: Req/457600

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