Legal Secretary/Legal Assistant (Residential Conveyancing)

  • Location
    Taunton, Somerset
  • Category
    Legal - Legal Secretary
  • Contract Type
  • Salary
    £ 20000 - £ 23000 / Year
  • OrganizationType

Are you an experienced Legal Secretary? Perhaps you're a recent Law Graduate looking to start your career? Would you like the opportunity to work for a successful and reputable Law firm? Then look no further we have the perfect position for you!

JOB TITLE: Legal Secretary/Legal Assistant (Residential Conveyancing)


SALARY: £20K - £23K DOE

HOURS: Monday - Friday, 9:00am till 5:30pm

BENEFITS: Full pension, free super juice lunch 3 times per week, death in service benefit, days off between the Christmas and New Year period.

THE ROLE: Our client, a professional and reputable local law firm, are looking for a hardworking and organised Legal Secretary to work within their Residential Conveyancing department. They will also consider a recent law graduate looking to start their career in an established and forward thinking team.

Duties will involve:

  • Taking accurate messages and ensuring they are passed to the appropriate department/staff member without delay.

  • Use a variety of software packages including Microsoft Word, Outlook, PowerPoint , Excel and company case management systems to produce correspondence, documents, presentations, records, spread sheets and databases.

  • Creating and/or maintaining office systems as required.

  • Diary management, together with booking appointments/meetings.

  • Attend meetings where necessary and assist in note taking/minutes etc.

  • Manage and maintain all internal systems as well as billing clients and completion statements

  • Creation, photocopying and printing of documents.

  • SDLT on-line and Land Registry

  • Liaise with staff, offices and external organisations as required to maintain efficient services.

  • Assisting colleagues as own duties allow and, in particular, holiday/sickness cover

  • Provide general support within the team/office/firm as required.

  • Adhere to the Equality and Diversity Policies of the firm at all times.

THE CANDIDATE: You will ideally have secretarial experience within a legal environment, however my client will also consider Graduates looking to start their career within a successful Law Firm. You must be confident to work without direct supervision and be able to demonstrate excellent organisational and communication skills. You will also have strong experience of Microsoft Office software. Most importantly you will be keen to provide a high level of professional secretarial support working with team members to provide clients with a high standard of service and professionalism.

If you have the above skills and experience, please apply online or send your CV directly to or call the team for more details on 01823 285440.

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