Vacancy - Legal secretary, Town and Country Homes team
Town and Country Homes
We have an exciting vacancy for a legal secretary to join our Town and Country Homes team. This role is suited to an experienced Legal Secretary with conveyancing experience. You will be supporting a small but busy team.
Key tasks and responsibilities
- Providing secretarial support to a busy team of partners, solicitors, and other fee earners dealing with high net-worth clients and high-value properties.
- File opening including client due diligence, file management, and closure.
- Obtaining documents from Land Registry.
- Ordering searches.
- Typing letters, emails, and reports on title and contract documentation.
- Dealing with disbursements and client account management.
- Preparation of completion statements and invoices.
- Completing Stamp Duty Land Tax returns and filing them with HMRC.
- Preparation of documentation for applications to the Land Registry.
- Lodging applications through the Land Registry portal.
- Dealing with clients on the telephone and in person where necessary.
- Dealing with agents and other referrers.
- Organising meetings.
Knowledge, education, and experience required
- At least 5 years of experience supporting property fee earners.
- Attention to detail.
- Excellent written and verbal skills.
- Familiar with case management systems.
- Self-starter and uses own initiative.
- Understanding of the conveyancing process.
- Ability to work under pressure.
To apply, please use our online portal.