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Legal Secretary/Administrator - Commercial Property - Chelmsford

Chelmsford, Essex
£22,000 to £25,000
Job Type
7 Sep 2022

AJ Chambers are working alongside one of the most prestigious Law Firms in the regions helping them recruit a Legal Secretary in their Commercial Property team.

The role of Legal Secretary/ Administrator does not require you to have any experience or knowledge of Commercial Property but the role will require you to have the technical ability to produce and amend documents with speed and accuracy; format, paginate, number and present documents and proof read all work, checking for spelling and grammar.

The role will proactively work with the fee earners to ensure relevant documentations are produced to meet clients' expectations and deadlines, manage diaries in Outlook and make all necessary travel arrangements.

You will prepare papers for meetings, dealing with any necessary paperwork following meetings attended by fee earners.

Further accountability could include:

  • Process all forms including new client form, new matter form, money laundering form, training course booking forms etc;
  • Prepare narratives and bills and keep billing files up to date;
  • Immediately clarify instructions from fee earners should they be unclear or if deadlines are not made explicit;
  • Respond to internal and external telephone enquiries politely and professionally and take accurate telephone messages (name/number/company), passing them on to the relevant fee earners etc.

This is an opportunity to join a highly regarded and expert team which has experienced significant growth in recent years and with high profile tender wins that growth is set to continue.

The successful candidate will have strong admin experience along with a positive and professional approach and a high level of organisational skills.

If you are interested in joining a top local law firm who will offer a highly competitive salary and benefits package including an agile working policy then please fell free to contact Ella Britton

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  • Job Reference: 706198921-2
  • Date Posted: 7 September 2022
  • Recruiter: AJ Chambers
    AJ Chambers
  • Location: Chelmsford, Essex
  • Salary: £22,000 to £25,000
  • Sector: Administration
  • Job Type: Permanent