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Legal Secretary

Commercial Property
Dorking, RH4
Up to £29k


Commercial Property Legal Secretary

Up to £29k

Dorking (RH4), Office-Based

Are you a self-motivated individual with a keen eye for detail and a passion for supporting a dynamic team? Our client, an excellent regional law firm, is looking for a Legal Secretary/Department Assistant to join their Commercial Property in Dorking.

In this pivotal role, you will provide essential administrative support, ensuring the department runs smoothly. You’ll work closely with colleagues, using your organisational and communication skills to manage client communications, maintain accurate records, and assist with various tasks.

Key Responsibilities:

Prepare accurate correspondence and documents through audio and script typing. Attend to clients in person, on the telephone, and via email, maintaining our firm’s high standards for client care. Handle photocopying and post distribution in coordination with the Business Support Team. Efficiently manage diaries and coordinate appointments. Assist with file opening and closure in compliance with Law Society and SRA requirements. Prepare meeting rooms and refreshments as needed. Offer guidance and support to other Department Assistants within Commercial Property and other departments. Pursue specific training and self-development opportunities. Maintain confidentiality of all firm and client information. Undertake other reasonable duties as required by the Partners.


Previous experience as a Legal Secretary or Department Assistant in a Law Firm. Strong administrative and organisational skills with excellent attention to detail. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook). Ability to multitask, prioritise effectively, and meet deadlines under pressure. Professionalism and discretion in handling sensitive information. A positive attitude, strong work ethic, and the ability to work effectively as part of a team.

This is a full-time, office-based role, Monday to Friday.

If you would like to learn more about this opportunity, contact Matthew Heard at matthew@lrlegal.co.uk or call for a confidential discussion on 02080049213 (office hours) or 07887523228 (out of office hours). LR Legal is a specialist legal recruitment agency with a reputation based on trust and integrity. We will always ask your permission before sending your CV to any of our clients. The PQE identified on this advertisement is a guide only and does not preclude applications from those with more or less PQE.

LR Legal Recruitment is operating as an Employment Agency in respect of this vacancy.

*We require a lawyer who has gained the necessary experience for the position advertised. The PQE identified on this advertisement is a guide only and does not preclude applications from those with more or less PQE.