Legal Secretary (Conveyancing Department)

Curry Popeck

Stanmore, England, United Kingdom Remote

Full time

Legal Secretary

Sep 7

We seek to hire an experienced Legal Secretary to support the Partners in the conveyancing department.

This is a full-time, permanent position, working Monday - Friday, 9 am - 5.30 pm.


The role is to provide direct support to the partner for optimum efficiency. This includes but is not limited to the primary responsibilities given below. A high degree of self-management and initiative is expected.

Main Responsibilities

  • Preparation of correspondence and documents through audio typing and word processing
  • To administer daily filing, which includes the opening, closing, storage and retrieval of client files per the detailed procedures in the office manual.
  • Preparation of mail for despatch
  • Make appointments, arrange meetings and maintain an up-to-date diary for the fee earner(s)
  • To attend to clients both in person and on the telephone and to provide such support in a professional and courteous manner
  • To provide support to other secretaries as required
  • To undertake any specific training when required to do so and overall to have a responsibility towards self-development
  • To ensure the confidentiality of all the firm’s and client's documentation and information
  • Complying at all times with the detailed procedures contained in the firm’s manual
  • Ensure that any changes to the firm’s manual or changes in practice are understood and applied with immediate effect of such changes.
  • To work as part of the team and be included in rota’s relating to general office duties, which can consist of covering reception
  • Undertake general office duties, e.g. photocopying and faxing
  • To do all such things which are, in the reasonable opinion of the firm, ancillary, necessary and conducive to the role and responsibilities outlined above.

Personal Specification

Education/ Qualification:

  • Strong academics, including English Language and Mathematics.

Experience and Skills:

  • At least five years of experience in a partner/senior legal secretarial role.
  • Fully conversant with conveyancing, both commercial & residential, as well as an understanding of company commercial work.
  • Able to monitor and organise their workload


  • 80+wpm with 85-95% accuracy.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills.
  • Strong organisational skills and ability to prioritise.
  • IT literate in MS Office, in particular Word and Outlook.
  • Preferably knowledge of ALB case management or similar; Laserforms; InfoTrack; Searchflow; Dropbox and Bighand audio dictation


  • Team player.
  • Have a positive, enthusiastic, conscientious and proactive approach.
  • Ability to cope with conflicting demands and meet deadlines.
  • Communicate effectively at all levels, both verbally and written.

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