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Corporate and Commercial Property Secretary

About the role

We are working with a leading commercial law firm based in Newcastle recruiting for a Corporate and Commercial Property Secretary on a 12 month contract.

The role is office based, 9:00am – 5:00pm, Monday – Friday.

The opportunity:

This is an exciting opportunity for a secretary to provide support to the Corporate and Commercial Property teams. This role is fast-paced and you will be working as part of a secretarial team which includes providing support to the Commercial Services team to cover absence.

The role will require you to provide PA/Secretarial support to busy partners and fee-earners and take responsibility for administration of files from quotation to file closure.

You will:

  • Deal with all related correspondence and documentation utilising Liberate case management system

  • Be in charge of diary management – using different time zones for international clients, creating itineraries and circulating appropriate documentation

  • Book training and organise travel arrangements

  • Dictation – minute taking and audio typing as required

  • Production of letters, emails, documents, invoices and other legal documentation

  • File/Matter management in Liberate including file opening, drafting engagement letters, term of business, conflict checks, undertaking file closure

  • Assisting in billing preparation, invoicing and assisting fee earners with client accounts and first stage debtor correspondence

  • Carry out transactional searches

  • Keep file lists up to date for weekly meetings

  • Scanning legal documents to Liberate case management system and adding them to original document files to store for safe keeping

This is a fantastic opportunity for a legal secretary who has experience working in a team of busy fee earners. You should have exceptional communication skills, accurate typing (minimum speed 65wpm) and be highly organised with the ability to successfully multi-task and prioritise your workload.

How we will reward you:

  • A salary between £22,000 and £24,000

  • 25 holidays plus bank holidays

  • Healthcare and benefits package

  • Subsidised parking

  • Standard pension contribution

  • Employee social events

If this role of Corporate and Commercial Property Secretary sounds like you, click the ‘apply now’ button and a member of our team will be in touch.

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