Legal Secretary – Commercial or Residential Property

Sevenoaks, Kent

£25,000 - £30,000 DOE

Full time, permanent position

 

My client are currently seeking a skilled and motivated Real Estate Legal Secretary to join the team in Sevenoaks. The successful candidate will be supporting the commercial property or residential conveyancing department and providing admin support to fee earners.

 

Responsibilities

  • Assist solicitors with all aspects of commercial or residential property transactions, including drafting correspondence, preparing legal documents, and managing client communications.
  • Maintain accurate and organised legal files, both in electronic and paper formats
  • Liaise with clients, external parties, and colleagues to coordinate meetings, appointments, and deadlines.
  • Conduct legal research and gather relevant information to support case preparation and document drafting.
  • Handle incoming calls, emails, and inquiries in a professional and efficient manner, redirecting as necessary and ensuring timely responses.
  • Provide general administrative support to the commercial property department, such as photocopying, scanning, and filing documents.

 

About you

  • Previous experience working as a legal secretary, preferably in commercial property law.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and legal software applications.
  • Excellent organisational skills with the ability to prioritise tasks and manage multiple deadlines effectively.
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy in document preparation and data entry.
  • Exceptional communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team in a fast-paced environment.

 

For further information, please contact Lydia Walker on 07720945185 or lydia@bluepelican.com

I recruit for legal support roles across Kent, Surrey & Sussex so if this opportunity isn’t quite right, please get in touch to discuss other options