Legal Secretary - Property

Location
Birmingham, West Midlands
Salary
Competitive
Posted
28 Jul 2021
Closes
26 Sep 2021
Role Classification
Other Professional
Contract Type
Permanent

About the role and team

What’s important to us? The way in which everyone across the firm contributes to providing our clients with an outstanding level of service.  It’s all about building and maintaining client relationships through offering them quality, clear and timely advice. 

As a secretary in the Property team you will support fee earners to ensure that these standards are achieved by providing a full secretarial and administrative service.  Your previous experience, together with being highly organised and proactive in the management of correspondence, telephone calls and financial information, will help you build trust and rapport with the fee earners you support, others within the firm, and our clients.

About the candidate

The role requires secretarial experience and advanced level IT skills in Microsoft Office, together with familiarity in other IT systems such as digital dictation. You must have experience of working in a busy property department of a legal firm; knowledge and experience of Land Registry practice and procedure to make applications to the Land Registry as well as SDLT returns.

You will be experienced at typing amendments and engrossing commercial property contracts, transfers and leases using track changes and comparisons. You will also have experience in diary management, opening and closing files, deeds scheduling and financial management. The ideal candidate will have a confident manner, excellent organisation and communication skills

About the firm

Anthony Collins Solicitors is a specialist law firm with a clear purpose – to “improve lives, communities and society". For over 40 years we’ve been successfully combining market-leading legal expertise with a commitment to excellence and long-term relationships underpinned by a strong set of values.

What makes Anthony Collins Solicitors distinctive, beyond simply being a sector-specialist law firm, is our people and the values we share. We’re extremely proud of the calibre of people that we attract; people who are inspired by our values, motivated by our vision and work with our clients to positively influence the society and communities we are building together.

Anthony Collins Solicitors is a committed Equal Opportunities employer promoting equality of opportunity. This means that everyone who either applies to or works for the firm is treated equally, whatever their gender, age, ethnic origin, nationality, marital status, disability, sexual orientation or religious beliefs.

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