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11 days ago
Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Location: Guildford
Job type: Permanent
Job sector: Private Practice
Experience: Any or N/A, Graduate, Trainee, Non-qualified
Contact: Carl Pace
Sector: Real Estate
Category: Legal Secretary Jobs




Our client is seeking to recruit a dynamic, proactive Legal Secretary who can support multiple Fee Earners up to Partner level. The role is on a permanent basis, the successful candidate should be confident liaising with clients, proactively organising and managing diaries and taking the lead on tasks to ensure a seamless service is provided. You must have the ability to work under pressure, with high volumes of work and meet tight deadlines.

The RDU team has a national presence through the Birmingham, Guildford, London, Leeds, Manchester, Reading and Nottingham offices. The work we carry out comprises of three key elements; Acquisition work, Plot Support work and Plot Sales.

Key Skills & Experience Required

  • Previous experience within a similar role
  • Experience in residential conveyancing i.e. can complete AP1s, draft SDLTs, apply for OS1s SIMs and searches etc (online), chase solicitors and Local Authority's etc when required, issue contract packs, close down files etc (preferable)
  • Excellent typing speeds
  • Efficient diary management skills
  • Strong communication skills (both written and verbal)
  • Excellent organisations skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Previously has used a case management system
  • Organised with time and documents
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Flexible, can do approach
  • Team player
  • Previous experience within an RDU department would be a distinct advantage, but is not essential

All applicants of relevant expertise are welcomed to apply and will be considered

Please contact Carl Pace, Legal Recruitment Consultant, to discuss the role in more detail or apply through the vacancy for immediate consideration.

Douglas Scott are a legal recruitment expert and the UK's leading law firms trust us with their legal vacancies. You can therefore apply for our London legal jobs with confidence. We are a regulated recruitment consultancy and will discuss this role and seek your approval before submitting an application directly to the decision maker.

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