Magenta is currently recruiting for an accredited Legal 500 firm of Solicitors for the Colchester branch. This is a busy and highly motivated Residential Property Team seeking a team player to perform a vital role assisting the Fee Earners in a fast moving, accurate, client focused environment
The company is a multi branch firm of Solicitors established in 1879. Currently running with 12 Partners and 70 employees. The company offer a full range of legal advice and have accreditations for The Elderly, Conveyancing and Family departments to name a few. The company gets involved with community matters and supports charitable and fundraising events throughout the year. This role is in a very fast paced and challenging enviornment requiring someone who is hardworking and who works very well under pressure in a challenging and at a fast moving pace.
High levels of client liaison aiming to assist and resolve queries where appropriate
Screening calls whilst offering a positive client expeirence
Ensuring relevant arrangments are made and positively supporting the lawyers keeping them updated
Dealing with new business opportunities so that these are processed efficiently helping to ensure the continued success of the department
Meeting and greeting clients giving you the opportunity of being directly involved with their sales/purchases
Using the Case management system "Visual files" - experience would be a great advantage
Opening, closing and archiving files
Building and maintainting good client knowledge
Full secretarial support, audio typing, copy typing, drafting letters, emails and responses - giving this role some autonomy and responsibility
Dealing with standard Residential Conveyancing documents including Stamp Duty, Land Registry, Post Completions, Leases and contracts.
Helping with the hospitality and marketing events
It is occasionally anticiapted you may be required to stay late depending on the demands of some transactions.
You will need to have significant experience of working as a Legal Secretary ideally within a Residential Property team.
You will need to be confident and professional with a friendly attitude
You must be prepared to go the extra mile
Ability to Prioritise
Be able to use your own initiative and identify and solve problems
The salary is negotiable for this role dependent on experience and also includes Private Health and Pension scheme.
If you would like to see the full job description please contact Natalie at Magenta - details below