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Vacancy - Legal secretary, Town and Country Homes team

Dept:

Town and Country Homes

Location:

Cheltenham

Job Type:

Full time

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.