Conveyancing Secretary – Salisbury

  • Job type: Contract
  • Salary: £17,000 - £21,000
  • Location: Salisbury
  • Start date: asap
  • Duration: Contract 9-12Months
  • Employment Hours: 35
  • Job Sector: Admin Secretarial
  • Posted: 05/03/2019

We are looking for a Conveyancing Secretary for our client based in Salisbury. This role is a maternity contract for either 9 or 12 months, ideally to start as soon as possible. Working hours 9am – 5pm., 35 hours a week.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • First point of contact for all clients in person and on the telephone
  • File opening and closing in accordance with the firm’s procedures
  • Scanning incoming post and documentation
  • Preparation of contracts, letters and supporting documents
  • Requisitioning standard searches on purchase matters
  • Preparing general correspondence in letter and email format
  • Assisting the fee earners in preparing reports to clients
  • Dealing with all pre–completion matters including preparation of financial statements;
  • Administering completions and preparing applications for registration for submission

to the Land Registry;

  • Liaising with clients, other lawyers, estate agents, mortgage brokers etc. on a day to

day basis to deal with straightforward non-technical queries

  • Providing prospective clients with quotes and converting them in to work
  • Archiving of all files for the conveyancing departments
  • Managing fee earners diaries and booking conference rooms as required
  • Cover reception as required

Skills and Experience:

  • Efficient and accurate word processing
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Compassionate and sensitive client care
  • Time management skills
  • The ability to work under pressure and to cope with a varied, and often fast-moving office environment
  • Excellent IT skills including Windows 10, Microsoft Office 365 including Word, Excel, Outlook

In return, you will receive a salary between £17,000-£21,000 per annum depending on experience.

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