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Job Reference: AS1288

Conveyancing Legal Secretary

  • Location: Colchester
  • Position: Conveyancing Legal Secretary
  • Area of Law: Private Practice
  • Type: Permanent, full-time
  • Team contact: Hollie Preston

Job Description

Legal Secretary - Residential Conveyancing - Colchester
£25,000 p.a depending on experience

We are seeking a Legal Secretary, with previous conveyancing experience and strong secretarial skills, to provide secretarial and conveyancing support within a well-regarded firm in Colchester.

The successful candidate should have excellent typing and audio typing skills and extensive previous experience in dealing with Conveyancing files. 

Tasks will include:

  • Typing/audio typing assistance.

  • Dealing with clients over the telephone and face to face

  • Providing quotes to prospective clients

  • Opening files and proceeding with the initial stages of conveyancing transactions

  • Completing Stamp Duty Land Tax form

  • Land Registry application forms and searches

  • Post-completion procedures

  • File Closure

  • Building up a good rapport with Estate Agents and other parties

The ideal candidate will have:
  • Excellent written and verbal communication

  • Excellent IT skills, including Outlook, Word, PowerPoint and Excel

  • Positive and enthusiastic approach to teamwork

  • Adaptable and flexible

  • Self-motivated, ability to use initiative and provide pro-active support to fee-earners

  • Ability to remain calm and work under pressure to meet strict deadlines

  • Commitment to ongoing learning and development.

  • Previous experience of new build preferable but not essential

  • At least 1+ years experience working as a Conveyancing/Property Legal Secretary

For further information and a confidential discussion please contact hollie.preston@erringtonlegal.co.uk

To apply call us on 01223 803 813

Team Contact: Hollie Preston

Hollie specialises in private client solicitor recruitment as well as the hiring of legal support professionals. (Paralegals, Legal Secretaries, HR, Finance & Marketing). Hollie has an understanding of both sides of the recruitment process, having experienced being both a hiring manager, and a candidate. She therefore appreciates the importance of correctly assessing the needs of the individu…


'Hollie really listened to my career aspirations and took the time to select a specific role. I received 1:1 interview coaching which gave me confidence throughout the entire recruitment process. Thanks to Errington I have secured my ideal job, much sooner and with much more ease than I could possibly have done without them!' Thanks again to Hollie, especially for the time she spent with me going over interview questions and for you negotiating my salary yesterday'.
Ruby, Legal Support, East Anglia - Legal Support , East Anglia


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