Application submitted


  • £23k - 24k per year
  • Haywards Heath, Sussex
  • Solutions2Recruitment

Previous Legal Secretarial experience in a Conveyancing;

Good word-processing and audio typing skills;

Good knowledge of legal forms;

To be an effective communicator, both orally and in writing, having a good command of the English language;

Efficient and well organised, with good control of diary and time management.

Main Responsibilities

To assist in the preparation of correspondence and documents through audio-typing and word processing using the firm’s computer systems;

To ensure that all client work is progressed, and that clients are kept informed regularly on progress and cost levels;

To assist in the administration duties which will include daily filing and the opening, closing, storage and retrieval of client files in accordance with the detailed procedures contained in the Office Manual;

To assist the firm’s clients both in person and by telephone or email in the absence of the Principal;

To use the prescribed office systems and procedures in order to manage cases effectively and in accordance with the firm’s quality standards;

To ensure the smooth flow of correspondence and other matters through the office;

At all times to exercise high standards of client care in a professional and pleasant manner;

To ensure that all correspondence and enquiries are dealt with correctly and in a timely manner;

To prepare mail, forms, cheques and enclosures for dispatch as necessary;

To undertake or arrange photocopying as required;

To make appointments, arrange meetings and to maintain an up-to-date diary for his/her Principal;

To do everything possible to promote the firm within the local community and in particular, to work closely and liaise with, local estate agents and other professionals in order to win new clients; 

To provide refreshments for your Clients if required

To provide guidance to junior and temporary staff when required;

To attend clients, both in person and on the telephone and to provide such support in a professional and friendly manner, in line with the firm’s standards of client care, and keeping written record of any such attendance;

To adhere to all good practice procedures as determined by the HOD, especially in relation to quality standards;

To undertake any specific training when required to do so and overall, to have a responsibility for self-development;

To ensure the confidentiality of the firm’s and its client’s documentation and information;

To market the services of the firm generally;

To assist in the development of new products and service opportunities.

Hours 9 – 5 - 1hour lunch 20 days holiday plus statutory days

Salary £23K to £24K according to experience

  • Advertiser: Agency
  • Posted on: 20/08/2019 15:04
  • Reference: JMH/1803