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Conveyancing Legal Secretary Vacancy

Job Description

An experienced Legal Secretary is required to provide the full range of secretarial and administrative support to the Conveyancing Department at our Seaham/Sunderland offices.

Duties –
  • The Maintenance of instructing Fee Earner’s typing and filing.
  • Checking of post, planned events and voicemail messages in fee earners absence, dealing with any routine matters in which they are competent
  • Dealing with clients by telephone and/or in person;
  • Dealing with queries where they are competent and taking messages etc where necessary.
  • Reception duties as and when required
  • Contribute to maintaining a safe and healthy working environment
  • Contribute to maintaining and improving office procedures
  • Any other duties which from time to time are reasonably required by the firm
The candidate will have –
  • Proactive approach to day to day tasks
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Sound keyboard and audio typing skills are essential.
  • Accuracy and an eye for attention to detail.
  • Familiarisation with Microsoft Office advantageous but not essential.
  • The ability to maintain files in an orderly manner.
  • An efficient and courteous telephone manner.
  • A strong commitment to client care.
  • The ability to communicate effectively with clients/colleagues/ other solicitors/authorities and other organisations etc.
  • The ability to work well with others in a team environment or in isolation on own initiative when required.
  • Flexibility – although most secretaries work for a designated Fee Earner all must be willing to accept work from other Fee earners when circumstances dictate

At least 2 years experience as a Conveyancing Legal Secretary is essential

Job Type: Full-time

To apply for this position, send your CV to…

asimpson@mortons-solicitors.com

gllewellyn@mortons-solicitors.com

lhogg@mortons-solicitors.com