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We work with a number of businesses who employ legal secretaries in Milton Keynes, Northampton and the surrounding areas and who are always looking for new talent.

The team at Ascendant Recruitment has a wealth of experience in helping candidates just like you to find their ideal legal secretary job. We have been working with candidates since 2003 and during this time we have established ourselves as a leading local recruitment agency, so rest assured your legal secretarial career is in safe hands.

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Legal Assistant
£18000 - £20000 per annum

Legal Assistant £18,000 - £20,000 DOE Monday to Friday office hours Our award winning client is looking to recruit a Legal Assistant to join their friendly team. The ideal candidate be a law graduate with conveyancing experience. Main duties for a legal assistant:Land registry searchesCompletion preparationTaking instructions via telephone from companies and clients alikeAssisting fee earners and team leaderAssisting with conveyancing service Actioning daily report reminders Essential knowledge and experience for a legal assistant:Previous administration/customer service experience, ideally within an office environmentGood team playerGood communication and client care skillsExcellent attention to detail and accuracyEnthusiasm and willingness to learnAble to work under pressure and to deadlinesDesirable knowledge and experience for a legal assistant:Law qualification - preferably degree equivalent Knowledge of conveyancing procedures and/or experience of working within the Real Estate sector (such as another Solicitors, Estate Agents, Mortgage Broker, Building Society, etc.)If this sounds like you, please apply today.Ascendant Recruitment is one of Milton Keynes and Northampton's leading recruitment businesses. We support job seekers in Administration, Customer Service, Human Resources, & Finance positions. Ascendant Recruitment operates as an Employment Agency for permanent recruitment and an Employment Business for temporary recruitment. For more information on our current temporary, contract and permanent positions please visit, like & follow us on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.Due to the high volume of applications we receive, it is not always possible to get back to you within 48 hours. However, your application will be reviewed by a consultant as quickly as possible and if you are shortlisted we will aim to call you within two working days.If you do not receive a call please do not be despondent. Typically only one candidate can be successful per role! Please apply for any future roles in the same way. Good luck!

Legal Assistant
£18000 - £20000 per annum

Legal Assistant £18,000 - £20,000 DOE Monday to Friday office hours Our award winning client is looking to recruit a Legal Assistant to join their friendly team. The ideal candidate be a law graduate with conveyancing experience. Essential knowledge and experiencePrevious administration/customer service experience, ideally within an office environmentGood team playerGood communication and client care skillsExcellent attention to detail and accuracyEnthusiasm and willingness to learnAble to work under pressure and to deadlinesDesirable knowledge and experienceLaw qualification - preferably degree equivalent Knowledge of conveyancing procedures and/or experience of working within the Real Estate sector (such as another Solicitors, Estate Agents, Mortgage Broker, Building Society, etc.)If this sounds like you, please apply today.Ascendant Recruitment is one of Milton Keynes and Northampton's leading recruitment businesses. We support job seekers in Administration, Customer Service, Human Resources, & Finance positions. Ascendant Recruitment operates as an Employment Agency for permanent recruitment and an Employment Business for temporary recruitment. For more information on our current temporary, contract and permanent positions please visit, like & follow us on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.Due to the high volume of applications we receive, it is not always possible to get back to you within 48 hours. However, your application will be reviewed by a consultant as quickly as possible and if you are shortlisted we will aim to call you within two working days.If you do not receive a call please do not be despondent. Typically only one candidate can be successful per role! Please apply for any future roles in the same way. Good luck!

Controller/Company Secretary
£35000 - £45000 per annum Benefits

Controller/Company SecretaryPermanent£35,000 - £45,000Milton Keynes My client is looking for a dynamic and ambitious operations leader looking to take the next step into a mid-management role. You will be working alongside and supporting the Managing Director to provide business planning processes, setting company plans and goals, producing financial reports and attending management meeting in the UK and globally. Main Duties:Production of Management Reports, Analysis and RecommendationsPreparation of financials for Board and Annual General MeetingAttend Management Meetings to make decisions which affect the businessAchieve Business Plan GoalsTake responsibility for Health & Safety and promote the H&S Culture Line-manage, lead and motivate a small teamAccounts receivable/accounts PayableFinancial Compliance/EBIT Compliance/Cost ManagementCreation, Implementation, Operational Compliance and Review of:Health & Safety PolicyFire & Evacuation PolicyEnsure weekly Fire Alarm tests and Safety walkarounds are carried outCreating and auditing of Risk AssessmentsDriver Risk RegisterExpenses and use of Expense Guidelines being compliant with HMRC We are looking for someone with: Degree educated or equivalentPresentation skillsKnowledge of Concur/Excel/Outlook/PowerPoint/SAP/CRMTeam playerExperience in corporate environmentPrevious financial data gathering experience If you feel you have what it takes, please apply today because we'd love to hear from you! Role advertised: 31 May 2019 WE WOULD PREFER YOUR CV IN WORD FORMAT Ascendant Recruitment is one of Milton Keynes and Northampton's leading recruitment companies, with PA/Administration, Customer Service, Human Resources, Finance and Temporary divisions. Ascendant Recruitment operates as an Employment Agency for permanent recruitment and an Employment Business for temporary recruitment. For more information on our current vacancies please visit and like/follow us on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. If this isn't your perfect role, register with us and let us find it for you.

Legal PA
£25000 - £27000 per annum Benefits

Legal PAPermanent£25,000 - £27,000 Milton Keynes We have an opportunity an experienced and organised Legal Secretary to join our client in Central Milton Keynes. You will be providing support to this law firm that specialises in commercial property, plot sales, construction and employment. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who is passionate about delivering a professional service of the highest quality. Key responsibilities will include but are not limited to: Diary managementAudio copy typingRequesting files and processing filesDealing with clients on the telephone and in personMaking appointments for clientsSending and receiving faxesFormatting and amending PLC documentsCarry out Land Registry and index searchesWorking on Excel spreadsheetsManaging fee earners inbox when absent from the office.Supporting the accounts departmentBilling administrationTaking minutes at the team meeting We are looking for someone with: Proven experience within a similar secretarial roleFast, accurate typing skillsAbility to turn around documents at speedProficient in using Microsoft Office suite of applications, including ExcelStrong organisational skills and attention to detailEffective communication skillsAbility to use own initiative and remain calm under pressureSound team playerConfident and professional telephone mannerPro-active and "can do" attitude If you feel you have what it takes, please apply today because we'd love to hear from you! Role advertised: 23 May 2019 WE WOULD PREFER YOUR CV IN WORD FORMAT Ascendant Recruitment is one of Milton Keynes and Northampton's leading recruitment companies, with PA/Administration, Customer Service, Human Resources, Finance and Temporary divisions. Ascendant Recruitment operates as an Employment Agency for permanent recruitment and an Employment Business for temporary recruitment. For more information on our current vacancies please visit and like/follow us on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. If this isn't your perfect role, register with us and let us find it for you.

Paralegal
£18500 - £21000 per annum

Paralegal12-month FTC£18,500 - £21,000Milton Keynes We have an excellent opportunity for an ambitious paralegal to join our client on a fixed term contract basis working to support to the team's employment tribunal litigation and immigration practices. As a valued member of the team you will be involved in maintaining client relationships as well as relationships with various chambers, contributing to business development, raising your own profile and supporting the continued growth of the practice. Key responsibilities will include but are not limited to: Supporting employment litigation, primarily in the employment tribunalCase management e.g. preparing hearing bundles, assisting with disclosure and drafting tribunal documentsProviding support with immigration matters including liaising with clients to gather documentation and information, drafting applications and supporting documentation, and maintaining filesAssisting with due diligence in relation to corporate transactionsProviding back up support to the wider department in the management of projectsAssisting with data subject access requestsBuilding and maintaining client relationshipsMaintaining and developing relationships with chambersContributing to business developmentFile management and invoicing where required We are looking for someone with: A qualification in law e.g. law degree / Graduate Diploma in LawPrevious experience in immigration, preferably focused on business immigrationKnowledge and understanding of paralegal work, obtained through work experience in a similar environment.Possesses the confidence to deal effectively with Partners and professionalsGood interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbalAble to prioritise and multi-task particularly when working under pressureAble to interact positively at all levels and a good team playerSelf-motivated with a methodical approach to workHardworking and enthusiastic approach to work; professional in outlook, attitude and appearanceExceptional proof-reader and legal research abilities If you feel you have what it takes, please apply today because we'd love to hear from you! Role advertised: 30 May 2019 WE WOULD PREFER YOUR CV IN WORD FORMAT Ascendant Recruitment is one of Milton Keynes and Northampton's leading recruitment companies, with PA/Administration, Customer Service, Human Resources, Finance and Temporary divisions. Ascendant Recruitment operates as an Employment Agency for permanent recruitment and an Employment Business for temporary recruitment. For more information on our current vacancies please visit and like/follow us on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. If this isn't your perfect role, register with us and let us find it for you.

Legal PA
£23000 - £25500 per annum Benefits

Legal PAPermanentUp to £25,500Milton Keynes We have an opportunity an experienced and organised Legal Secretary to join our client in Central Milton Keynes. You will be providing support to this law firm that specialises in commercial property, plot sales, construction and employment. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who is passionate about delivering a professional service of the highest quality. Key responsibilities will include but are not limited to: Diary managementAudio copy typingRequesting files and processing filesDealing with clients on the telephone and in personMaking appointments for clientsSending and receiving faxesFormatting and amending PLC documentsCarry out Land Registry and index searchesWorking on Excel spreadsheetsManaging fee earners inbox when absent from the office.Supporting the accounts departmentBilling administrationTaking minutes at the team meeting We are looking for someone with: Proven experience within a similar secretarial roleFast, accurate typing skillsAbility to turn around documents at speedProficient in using Microsoft Office suite of applications, including ExcelStrong organisational skills and attention to detailEffective communication skillsAbility to use own initiative and remain calm under pressureSound team playerConfident and professional telephone mannerPro-active and "can do" attitude If you feel you have what it takes, please apply today because we'd love to hear from you! Role advertised: 23 May 2019 WE WOULD PREFER YOUR CV IN WORD FORMAT Ascendant Recruitment is one of Milton Keynes and Northampton's leading recruitment companies, with PA/Administration, Customer Service, Human Resources, Finance and Temporary divisions. Ascendant Recruitment operates as an Employment Agency for permanent recruitment and an Employment Business for temporary recruitment. For more information on our current vacancies please visit and like/follow us on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. If this isn't your perfect role, register with us and let us find it for you.

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