Commercial Property Legal Secretary

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    2 weeks ago
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A leading Legal 500 law firm with multiple offices are currently recruiting a Commercial Property Legal Secretary to join them in their busy Tunbridge Wells office. Please note that there is no on-site parking available, however near-by parking is possible and there are excellent links to public transport.

The Commercial Property Legal Secretary will be responsible for a wide range of duties including (but not limited to):

* Typing (copy typing and digital dictation/audio)
* Filing
* Scanning
* Opening and closing files
* Requesting searches and carrying out other legal processes (under instruction from Solicitors)
* Diary management
* Assisting meetings – including preparation, booking venues/logisitics, minute taking
* Be the first port of call including handling calls, post and emails

The successful Commercial Property Legal Secretary will offer the following background/skill set:

* Ideally Legal Secretary experience and/or qualification
* At least 6 months administration/PA experience
* Ideally experience within professional services
* Solid IT skills including MS Office programmes (e.g. Excel, Outlook, Word, PowerPoint etc.) is a must, and ideally some experience of CMS (although full training will be provided)
* Fast and accurate typing skills (ideally at least 60wpm)
* Be well presented
* Polite and professional communication skills – verbal and written
* A willingness to learn
* Keen team player
* A flexible approach to work
* Be highly organised and able to manage your own workkload to work to deadlines/strict timescales

The successful Commercial Property Legal Secretary will join a friendly and supportive team environment, with a fun and lively social life outside of work should you wish to be involved. The role would ideally suit an Administrator who wishes to begin their career in the legal sector, or an experienced Legal Secretary who is looking for their next career move.

The successful Commercial Property Legal Secretary will benefit from full, on-going training/learning and development, as well as a full benefits package. Staff are highly recognised and Legal Secretaries are eligible for a staff bonus