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Commercial Legal Secretary

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Office Recruitment Services

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £20000 - £22000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Paige O'Connell

  • Contact email:


  • Contact phone:

    01284 765700

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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  • Start date:


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My client, a local solicitor, is looking for a highly motivated Legal secretary to join their company. You will be providing full secretarial and administrative support to the Commercial department. Ensuring all duties and responsibilities are conducted efficiently.

Please note Previous Conveyancing or Commercial experience is essential for you to be considered for this position.

Duties will include;
•Drafting, transcribe typing and preparing documents as required including letters, forms, standard documents, briefs, bills etc. and preparing for issue as necessary
•Dealing with routine matters, correspondence and queries on own initiative
•Entering back-up records of key dates in central diary, monitoring diary notes and informing of forthcoming events and deadlines as appropriate
•Dealing with new, current and former clients by telephone and in person, taking messages and making appointments
•File management
•Liaising with clients, council and court and other third-parties as required
•Arranging conferences/meeting as requested
•Ensuring that clients are kept satisfied at all times and resolving any concerns promptly and courteously, reporting them as formal complaint for investigation when relevant
•Working at all times in accordance with the policies and practices defined within the office manual
•Assisting as necessary with other duties commensurate with the post
•Using the example of a daily work plan out in the schedule in the office manual to plan your day

To be successful in your application you will need to have:
•Previous Commercial experience - ESSENTIAL
•Competent typing skills
•Audio Typing skills
•Great written and oral communication skills
•IT literate
•Brilliant organisational skills

Additional Information:
Job Title: Legal Secretary
Location: Thetford, Suffolk
Salary: Circa £21,000 depending on experience
Employment Type: Permanent, Full Time
Start Date: As soon as possible
This is an office based position adhering to Social Distancing guidelines.

To be considered for this position, send your CV through to Paige at Compass Point Recruitment or call the office to discuss in more detail.