Residential Conveyancing Legal Secretary: Frodsham

Our Frodsham office is looking for an experienced full time legal secretary to work within the Residential Conveyancing Department to cover Maternity Leave for up to 1 year commencing 1st June 2021.

Hours:  5 days per week,  8.30 – 5.00

Purpose of Role: To provide a high quality administration service to the Firm and its fee earners.

Responsible to: Partner

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Transcription of digital dictation and copy work.
  • Answering phone calls and directing phone calls to appropriate person or take messages.
  • Making appointments for clients and producing file notes with telephone and other communications.
  • Filing correspondence.
  • Opening new files at the direction of the fee earner
  • Provide reception cover as required.
  • Such other tasks as the firm may from time to time require.

Experience: Experience as a legal secretary within the area of Residential Conveyancing.  Case management experience of Proclaim would be advantageous although training will be given.

Knowledge / Skills:

  • Audio, copy typing and word processing with an accurate speed of 60 words per minute.
  • Communicate effectively and courteously and convey information accurately.
  • Ensuring confidentiality of all matters dealt with.
  • Work calmly and accurately under pressure.
  • Prioritise tasks.
  • Willingness and ability to learn new technology.
  • Knowledge of the Land Registry portal.

Qualities:

  • Discretion and ability to work in a confidential environment
  • Pleasant, approachable and polite
  • Flexible and adaptable
  • Ability to work as a part of a team
  • Highly motivated

Application process: Please send your CV with a covering letter to recruitment@butcher-barlow.co.uk.  No application form is required.

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