Plot Sales Legal Secretary/Paralegal – Temp to Perm
A boutique law firm, specialising in Property Law are currently recruiting an experienced Legal Secretary/Paralegal to join them, based in their offices near Sevenoaks, Kent. Due to the office location, a driving license/own vehicle will be required.
Please note: This is an initial 4 month contract, with the possibility of a permanent thereafter.
The successful Legal Secretary/Paralegal will support Fee Earners with their exceptionally busy case loads of New Build Plot Sales and Development. Working on behalf of a range of clients including Developers and Housing Association clients where client care is of utmost importance.
The successful Legal Secretary/Paralegalwill be responsible for duties including (but not limited to):
Chasing ongoing sales
Being the first port of call for clients and updating them accordingly
Opening and closing files
Communication with Land RegistryThe successful Legal Secretary/Paralegal will offer the following skill set/background:
Some experience of property law, gained as a Legal Secretary, Paralegal or Legal Assistant
Fast and accurate typing skills
Willingness to learn
Be highly organised
Be able to prioritise own workload
The ability to remain calm and professional when under pressurs
Solid IT skills – MS Office, Case Management Systems and Outlook
Strong admin skills
Be a keen team player
Strong communication skills and ability to build and maintain long-term professional relationships
Clear client focus
Own mode of transport – due to office locationThe successful Legal Secretary/Paralegalwill join an established and lively team of Legal Assistants, with excellent supervision and guidance from Senior Property Solicitors/Partners. There are excellent opportunities to learn.
Applications are welcome from those seeking full-time and part-time opportunities (please advise what hours you wish to work on application). The successful Property Paralegal will benefit from a generous salary, 25 days annual holiday + bank holidays (pro-rata), on-site parking and pension.
NB: Due to the office's rural location it is crucial that the Property Legal Secretary/Paralegal has their own transport