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.
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.
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
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.