Conveyancing Secretary/Assistant

Honiton / Sidmouth / Exmouth
Full Time
£19,000-£21,000 PA
9.00 am – 5.30 pm Monday to Friday
Closing Date:
30th May 2021

Do you have experience working as a Legal Secretary or a Secretary with Digital Dictation?

We have three exciting opportunities enabling you to develop your career and work with a friendly, supportive and professional team!

Enable Futures are operating as an employment business on behalf of its client for three Conveyancing Secretary/Assistantvacancies based in X1 Honiton X1 Exmouth & X1 Sidmouth!

We are looking for organised individuals with previous legal, conveyancing or any legal experience, confident managing a busy workload in a fast-paced environment with the ability to use own initiative and work well under pressure. The working hours are 9.00 am – 5.30 pm Monday to Friday. The annual salary is circa £19,000-£21,000 PA DOE.

Key Responsibilities:  

The successful candidate will need to be able to assist in the progression of a conveyancing transaction to include:

  • Exchanging contracts and dealing with completions; Preparation of contracts, transfers, trust deeds, and correspondence; Dealing with completion statements; Raising solicitors invoices; Drawing up contracts; Taking instructions from and liaising with clients; Undertake on-line searches, and Complete Land Registry and SDLT forms on-line.
  • Provide secretarial assistance to residential conveyancing lawyers based in the Taunton office.
  • Participate in rotas for the purposes of Reception/Post cover.
  • Deal with telephone calls in a confident manner providing clear, accurate, and up to date information.
  • Produce documents using the firm’s case management software.
  • Demonstrate good administrative skills with good attention to detail.
  • Demonstrate good organisation skills.
  • Demonstrate effective communication skills, both written and spoken.
  • Cope well under pressure, with an ability to work flexibly and cope with changing priorities.
  • Take a positive and proactive approach to work, anticipating and meeting the needs of the department.
  • Be receptive to receiving and acting on instructions given by immediate supervisor.
  • Be competent in using Word and other Microsoft Products (Outlook and PowerPoint).

Experience, attributes & skills sought:

  • Experienced audio typist with excellent typing skills in excess of 50 WPM.
  • A team player who is flexible and dedicated.
  • Ability to prioritise and work to deadlines.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Applications.
  • Ability to work effectively and efficiently.
  • High level of attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Excellent written and interpersonal skills.
  • Confident and professional telephone manner.

In return, you will benefit from:

  • A company pension scheme available.
  • A generous holiday allowance, with loyalty days for longevity of service.
  • Sickness Benefit Allowance.
  • Free onsite parking.