Conveyancing Legal Secretary

By | 2018-05-18T11:42:05+00:00 May 17th, 2018|

Location: Sawston, Cambridgeshire

Employment type: Permanent

salary: £23,000
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Job Description

aspire cambridge are working alongside a thriving solicitors practice based in Sawston who are looking to recruit an experienced legal secretary to join them on a full time permanent basis.

To be considered for this role you must have previous experience of working in conveyancing.

Key Responsibilities

  • To support Conveyancers in the production of files by typing dictated work as directed.
  •  To support Conveyancers in the maintenance of files by effective file management.
  •  To assist Conveyancers in the management of case-load by dealing with file related queries either face to face or by telephone.
  •  To ensure that clients are dealt with efficiently and politely and that appropriate legal matters are raised with the Conveyancer.
  •  To assist in general office administration and in the locating of files when necessary.
  •  To transmit correspondence by fax machine and undertake photocopying when necessary.
  •  To answer internal telephone calls efficiently and politely and take messages, as necessary.
  •  To ensure that all internal methods, systems, policies and procedures are adhered to.
  •  To manage own work allocation, productivity and quality of work with minimum supervision

Personal Qualities

  • Managing Yourself
  •  Self motivated and able to organise own work with minimum supervision.
  •  Copes effectively in demanding circumstances.
  •  Good time management, adopting a flexible approach to work.
  •  Demonstrates persistence and commitment to completing tasks and objectives.
  •  Delivers work output to the required standard.
  •  Pays attention to detail and quality of work.
  •  Demonstrates a commitment to improving working practices and supports company plans and policies.


  •  Computer literate with good keyboard skills and a working knowledge of using software packages.
  •  Recent practical experience of using word processing packages (preferably Microsoft Word).
  •  RSA Stage 2 Typing (50 words per minute copy typing).
  •  Recent practical experience of Audio Typing.
  •  Recent practical experience of working in an office environment.
  •  Practical experience of handling client enquiries both by telephone and face to face.
  •  Working knowledge of using photocopiers, fax machines.


  • Practical experience of working in a legal office environment.
  •  Experience of working in a networked Windows environment.
  •  Demonstrates a commitment to personal development

Hours: Monday to Friday 9am to 5.30pm
Salary: £23,000
Start: ASAP
Benefits: 20 Days Annual Leave rising with length of service

If you are interested in this position, feel you have the relevant skills and would like to apply please call our team on or apply online. Whilst we’d love to get back to every applicant, it is not always possible, so if you haven’t heard from us within 3-5 days, please note that your application has not been successful on this occasion.
aspire cambridge ltd is acting as an employment agency in regards to this vacancy. Our accredited recruitment consultants offer specialist marketplace expertise across our seven specialist recruitment divisions; Office Support, Legal & HR – Industrial & Manufacturing – Finance & Accountancy – Hospitality – IT & Engineering – Sales & Marketing – Scientific & Medical.. Our ever-expanding network of client companies exceeds 3000 active organisations that we engage with on a regular basis. We have an unrivalled knowledge of the jobs marketplace so it’s no wonder that we hold an impressive track record of exceeding client and candidate expectations. How do we do it? By “placing people first”.


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