Legal Secretary (Property) - West End - £35K

Legal PA/Secretary - West End, London

Ref: 30Friday 4 June 2021

Legal Secretary required to work for a dynamic and fast paced Central London Law Firm to work predominantly for the Senior Partner and a Senior Associate Solicitor in their commercial and residential property department.

Duties will include:

  • Digital dictation - transcribing and copy typing
  • Producing, amending and formatting legal documentation using Microsoft Word
  • Producing Microsoft documents with tracked changes
  • Opening files and sending out initial letters
  • Preparing contracts and sending out papers and completion statements
  • Obtaining property searches through the search provider
  • Using the Land Registry Portal - including lodging applications, registrations and requesting searches documentation from the Land Registry
  • Post completion tasks including submitting Stamp Duty Land Tax returns online
  • Completing legal forms using Oyez (or similar) software
  • Have knowledge of Anti-Money Laundering identification checks
  • Understanding accounting ledgers to produce bills and completion statements
  • Filing and general administration duties including organising all correspondence (by post/DX and email)
  • Liaising with clients, solicitors, Land Registry and other bodies on the telephone

This is a full-time permanent role, Monday - Friday, 9:00am -5:30pm.