Residential Conveyancing Legal Secretary - Eastbourne
A Legal Secretary is sought to assist an experienced fee earner in our clients Residential Conveyancing department in Eastbourne.
The main duties of this role are to assist the department to provide an excellent client focused service:
Working within a team for experienced fee earners and dealing with a high volume of conveyancing work
Audio and copy typing
Initial set up of all new matters on the case management system.
Entering additional information as received to ensure the case management system is kept up to date at all times and closing files when matters are concluded.
Answering the telephone and dealing with enquiries raised by both existing clients and potential new clients.
An ability to progress matters independently
General administration duties
Skills, knowledge and abilities
The successful candidate will have:
The ability to work within an established team
Excellent audio typing and secretarial skills
Excellent customer service skills
An ability to work with a case management system, databases and office IT systems
An ability to work flexibly
Experience working in a legal environment
Experience of residential conveyancing work preferred