Legal Secretary

Date Posted: 29/08/2017

Location: Stirling

Job Description

Position Type: Full Time / Permanent

Aberdein Considine are looking for an experienced Legal Secretary to provide Secretarial support to Partners/Solicitors within our new Stirling office.  The successful candidate will work as part of a team providing secretarial support to Solicitors dealing with private clients looking to sell or purchase property, dealing with Wills and Powers of Attorney for private clients, dealing with matrimonial and civil court clients and attending to client queries.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Secretarial support to Solicitors; typing sale and purchase and miscellaneous transactions.  This includes offers, missive letters between parties, Wills, Powers of Attorney, requesting redemption statements, requesting title deeds, fee notes, civil and matrimonial court matters and all correspondence to clients.
  • Opening purchase, money laundering and miscellaneous files e.g. Wills, Power of Attorney, Transfer of Title, Discharge of Standard Security.
  • Issuing purchase and miscellaneous quotations.
  • Dealing with other Solicitor firms and surveyors.
  • Day to day handling of Solicitors diaries.
  • Dealing with incoming telephone calls and setting up appointments.
  • Dealing with clients coming into the office.
  • Office stationery

Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS

Essential

  • Highers - English/Admin/Business

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

Essential

  • Experience of working in property / legal environment
  • Previous secretarial experience (minimum 2 years)

Desirable

  • Previous experience in case management systems

KNOWLEDGE

Essential

  • Microsoft Word and outlook

Desirable

  • Microsoft excel

APTITUDES

Essential

  • High level of communication skills
  • High level of attention to detail
  • Time management skills
  • Ability to work on own initiative as well as part of a team


How Do I Apply?

Online: Application Form

Download: Application Form

E-mail: recruitment@acandco.com

Mail: Human Resources Department
Aberdein Considine
5 - 9 Bon-Accord Crescent
Aberdeen
AB11 6DN