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Part-Time Leasehold Enfranchisement Legal Secretary

  • Location

    London, United Kingdom

  • Sector:

    Commercial Property

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Contact:

    Matthew Heard

  • Job ref:

    615

  • Consultant:

    Matthew Heard

Part-Time Leasehold Enfranchisement Legal Secretary, £28,000 - £32,000 (Pro-rata), Fulham, London

Our client is a very strong law firm with 7 offices throughout Surrey and South West London. The ethos of their approach to clients is to be receptive, responsive and friendly. They believe these attributes can only prosper if all employees deal with each other in a similar manner. They are proud of their reputation as a friendly firm that people enjoy working for and working with. Their Leasehold Enfranchisement department is now looking to recruit a Legal Secretary to join the team in Fulham on a part-time basis. The total number of hours will be 22.5 per week and the firm are very flexible on the days, whether these be 3 full days, or reduced hours over 4/5 days.

What is the role

The Leasehold Enfranchisement team sits within their Commercial Property department and consists of 1 Partner in Commercial Property and 1 Managing Associate in Leasehold Enfranchisement as well as other support staff members. You will be providing direct support to the Managing Associate with legal issues concerning leasehold flats and houses. This will include acting for leaseholders or freeholders in lease extensions, collective enfranchisement (purchase by leaseholders of the freehold building), right to manage claims and resolving service charge disputes and general landlord and tenant matters.

Main responsibilities for this role are:

  • Preparing correspondence and documents to include transcribing digital dictation
  • Administering filing
  • Preparing mail and enclosures for dispatch
  • Making appointments
  • Provide guidance to junior and temporary secretaries when required to do so
  • Undertake on-line form filling requirements
  • Operating the case management system
  • Attending clients both in person and on the telephone

What you will need

Minimum requirements:

  • 2 years’ Legal Secretary experience in Commercial Property/Leasehold Enfranchisement matters
  • Advanced IT skills
  • Excellent typing skills
  • RSA typing skills, or equivalent
  • High accuracy levels
  • An excellent level of attention to client service, being able to interact well with both internal and external clients
  • Prior knowledge of Evolution, or another case management system is preferable

What they offer

  • 25 days holiday, plus Bank Holidays (pro-rated according to number of days worked)
  • Healthcare cover
  • Contributory pension (5% from employer, 3% from employee)
  • Life assurance (4 x annual salary)
  • Annual bonus scheme (payable in November)
  • Other peripheral benefits, such as Travel to Work loan scheme

 

If you would like to learn more about this opportunity or other legal secretary jobs in the market then contact Matthew Heard at matthew@lrlegal.co.uk or call for a confidential discussion on 02084642565 or 07887523228.