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Commercial Property Legal Secretary

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Commercial Property Legal Secretary

A highly respected, accredited firm with a long-established pedigree are currently seeking a Legal Secretary to join their Commercial Property department. This position will be full-time and based in Maidstone.

The successful candidate will have previous Property experience, ideally within Commercial Property and will be responsible for duties such as (but not limited to):

  • Preparation of correspondence and documents from precedents, audio (digital) dictation and manuscript.
  • Completion of standard forms without fee earner assistance and production of standard letters without dictation.
  • Review incoming mail when the fee earners are absent from the office.
  • Deal with general telephone enquiries and resolve specific enquiries.
  • In absence of fee earners to attend clients to arrange appointments, take messages, receive, and deliver documents, arrange for the signing of documents, take detailed instructions and action where appropriate.
  • Maintain diary and appointments, arranging meetings as required.
  • Open and close files on our Case Management system.
  • Costing and preparation of bills for approval by Head of Department/Fee Earners, and generally organise month end billing across the team.
  • General assistance with file and document management.



The successful candidate will offer the following skill set/background:

  • Previous secretarial experience within Residential/Commercial Property is essential.
  • Excellent IT Skills with experience in Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Case Management systems.
  • Excellent secretarial skills including fast and accurate audio and copy typing.
  • Effective administration communication and team working skills.



The successful Legal Secretary will be greeted with a great salary and benefits package. You will join a friendly team who encourages development and carry out high quality, varied work.

Salary: £22,000 - £24,000

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