May 6, 2022
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Katie Kendall


This is an excellent opportunity to join an established Legal firm who is based in Thirsk as they are recruiting Junior or experienced Legal Secretary to join their team on a full time, and permanent basis.


The ideal candidate

  • Residential property experience or Legal degree
    • Will have a wide array of knowledge across residential property transactions.
    • Will have excellent communication skills and a good telephone manner.
    • Someone with excellent organisation and time management skills


Job responsibilities:

  • Copy and audio typing of letters, file notes and conveyancing forms
  • Use of case management system to progress matters
  • Opening files and preparing client care documentation
  • Ensuring that matters are progressed as quickly and accurately as possible
  • Dealing with incoming post as delegated by the fee earner
  • Recording all correspondence including emails on the case management system
  • Carrying out practical steps to progress a file as delegated by the fee earner and dependent on the experience of the secretary (including where appropriate drafting Contract and Transfer and registering the purchase of land at the Land Registry)
  • Requesting searches from our search agents
  • Ensuring that the outgoing post leaves the office on time
  • Taking telephone calls on behalf of the fee earner and assisting callers wherever possible
  • Preparing files for archiving and bringing them to the attention of the fee earner; ensuring that these files are signed off and sent to the receptionist for archiving off the system
  • Keeping the fee earner’s files tidy and in good order
  • Ensuring that filing is up to date
  • Any other tasks as reasonably delegated by the fee earner or within the practice including providing cover for other secretaries and reception as and when necessary.


If this role is of interest for you, please click 'apply’ or for further information please contact Katie Kendall in the Northallerton office.



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