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Part Time Legal Secretary

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    Edinburgh, Scotland

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    Up to £13142 per annum

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  • Published:

    7 months ago

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Job Description

Brook Street is recruiting for a part time conveyancing legal secretary for centrally based legal firm. This is a part time role (20 hours a week) with an immediate start for the successful candidate. There is the option for some flexibility for this role in terms of the days/hours worked.

Key responsibilities

To support the Head of Department in the management of the secretarial workload, ensuring that the priorities of the department are met.
To support Conveyancers in the production of files by typing dictated work as directed.
To support Conveyancers in the maintenance of files by effective file management.
To assist Conveyancers in the management of case-load by dealing with file related queries either face to face or by telephone.
To ensure that clients are dealt with efficiently and politely and that appropriate legal matters are raised with the Conveyancer.
To assist in general office administration and in the locating of files when necessary.
To answer internal telephone calls efficiently and politely and take messages, as necessary.
To ensure that all internal methods, systems, policies and procedures are adhered to.
To manage own work allocation, productivity and quality of work with minimum supervision

Experience required

Recent practical experience of Audio Typing.
Self motivated and able to organise own work with minimum supervision.
Copes effectively in demanding circumstances.
Good time management, adopting a flexible approach to work.
Demonstrates persistence and commitment to completing tasks and objectives.
Delivers work output to the required standard.
Pays attention to detail and quality of work.
Demonstrates a commitment to improving working practices and supports company plans and policies.
Computer literate with good keyboard skills and a working knowledge of using software packages.
Recent practical experience of using word processing packages
Recent practical experience of working in an office environment.
Practical experience of handling client enquiries both by telephone and face to face.

If you are available for interview immediately apply now


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