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Legal Secretary - Property Litigation

  • Location: Cambridge
  • Position: Legal Secretary - Property Litigation
  • Type: Permanent, full-time
  • Team contact: Hollie Preston

Job Description

Legal Secretary – Property Litigation - Cambridge - Competitive Salary + Benefits

An opportunity for an experienced and proactive Legal Secretary, with excellent administration skills, to join a highly regarded national law firm in their Property Litigation department. You will work as part of a secretarial team to provide a high standard of support to lawyers. You will ideally have HM Land Registry experience to assist with making application to the Land Registry including adverse possession applications and cautions. 

Duties include:

  • Produce HM Courts & Tribunals Service compliant hard copy and e-bundles under the direction of a fee earner

  • Using the HM Courts & Tribunals Service e-filing system

  • Creating and managing data rooms and file management processes to include compressing files

  • Producing and amending documents with speed and accuracy

  • Proof reading all work, checking for spelling and grammar, re-formatting to the in-house style

  • Using key software packages (including Word, Excel and Powerpoint) and taking responsibility for any training needs to improve relevant skills needed to meet the needs of the business

  • Proactively work with fee earners to ensure relevant documentation is produced to meet clients’ expectations and deadlines.

  • Diary management

  • Electronic filing, photocopying and scanning as required including billing administration.

  • Responding to internal and external telephone enquiries politely and professionally

Skills required:
  • Excellent IT and typing skills, including Outlook, Word, PowerPoint and Excel

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

  • Ability to pay attention to detail and check own work

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

Benefits include, but not limited to:
  • Agile Working Policy

  • Dress for your Day Policy

  • Private Healthcare

  • Pension Scheme (5% employer / 5% Employee)

  • Staff Profit Share / Salary sacrifice (Pensions, Staff Profit Share)

If you like the look of this role apply now. Alternatively for more information and a confidential discussion please contact Hollie Preston at Errington Legal Recruitment.

Please be aware that salaries listed are estimates based on market averages and may vary dependent on experience.

To apply call us on 01223 803 813

Team Contact: Hollie Preston

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 individual, as well as those of the business/ firm. There is no longevity or success in an incorrect match, but at the same time Hollie is also able to exercise judgement on when it i…


I cannot recommend Hollie at Errington more highly. She was so helpful and the communication from her was first rate. She fully understood my skills and background and the things that were important to me and my prospective employer. I would not hesitate to use Hollie again, had she not already helped me to get the perfect job.
Conveyancing Executive - Ipswich


Errington Legal are out of London Legal Recruitment specialists with offices in:

Milton Keynes

Errington Legal Recruitment
Milton Keynes


20 Station Road

T: 01223 803814


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Bury St Edmunds
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