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Legal Secretary – Commercial Property
This high-performing Kent law firm has found themselves placed within The Lawyer’s 200, as well as being recognised within some of the country’s other leading legal bodies, including Chambers and the Legal 500. With a strong commitment to both clients and staff, it is easy to see why members of staff at this firm tend to happily stay with the firm for an extensive amount of time. With many opportunities for team building and progression, this firm is a great place to progress your career within the legal sector and learn from some leading individuals in law. Due to this firm’s outstanding workload and range of clients, they are well recognised not only across the Southeast, but across the country.
They are looking for a Legal Secretary to join their Property team covering Commercial Property. This individual will be responsible for supporting fee earners within the team with secretarial duties, including but not limited to:
  • Typing and dictation.
  • Writing and completing relevant documentation.
  • Diary management for dedicated fee earners.
  • Fielding calls coming into the department.
  • Working one-on-one with a fee earner and assisting them with their caseloads.
  • Communicating with clients in person, over the phone and over email.
  • Taking charge of cases in the fee earners absence.
  • Submitting Search requests and using the Land Registry Portal for ordering documents and making applications to register transfers/mortgages etc.
  • Drafting and sending Sale Contracts together with appropriate documentation.
  • Dealing with post exchange formalities such as searches, drafting transfers and preparing Completion Information and Undertakings forms.
  • Dealing with matters on the day of completion and post completion matters such as Land Registry applications using both hard forms and the Land Registry Portal.
*Please note the successful candidate must have Legal Secretary experience in Commercial Property or Residential Property*
Location – Maidstone (excellent benefits available including hybrid working)
Salary £24,800 (depending on experience)

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