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Legal Secretary – Property
Are you a Legal Secretary looking for a new role? Looking to join a friendly, close knit team? Look no further...
This leading regional law firm are recognised by some of the country’s leading legal bodies, including the Legal 500 and Chambers and they are looking for an experienced Legal Secretary to join them in their property team covering Residential and Commercial Property. The firm have offices spanning across Kent and in each of these offices a happy and comfortable environment is promoted through the firm’s strong focus on training, developing, and retaining their staff. This firm also have a strong Corporate Social Responsibility policy – therefore they are always working hard to support charities and their local community.
Some of the central duties of this role include, but are 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 – Ashford
Salary: £20,000 - £24,000 (depending on experience)

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