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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.

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Legal PA
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Legal PAPermanentCentral Milton Keynes We have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Legal PA to join an established UK firm with offices in Milton Keynes. You will provide both PA and Secretarial support for a Partner and the wider team ensuring a comprehensive and quality service. Key responsibilities will include but are not limited to:Digital dictation, drafting documents and typing correspondenceFile management ensuring accuracyFile inceptions, conflict checks and money laundering proceduresAssistance to billing and credit controlGeneral administration including photocopying, scanning, postDiary organisation arranging meetings and travel We are looking for someone with: 6 months previous secretarial experience working within a Real Estate departmentCompetent with online systems such as SearchflowClear and confident communication skills, remaining polite and courteousExceptionally organised with a focus on time management; can organise your workloadAttention to detail and accuracyCompetent in MS Office, with a good speed of typing If you feel you have what it takes, please apply today because we'd love to hear from you! 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 Secretary (Real Estate)
£24000 - £25000 per annum

Legal Secretary(Real Estate)PermanentMilton Keynes£24000-£25000 Purpose of roleOur client is looking for a Real Estate Legal Secretary to deliver outstanding secretarial support to partners and fee earners with a focus on client service.This is an excellent opportunity, apply today!ResponsibilitiesCreating/amending documents and lettersDigital dictationCollating billing guides, drafting narratives and covering letters to clients / liaising with accounts team on billing mattersTime recordingUpdating/adding contacts to our client's database recording key activitiesPhotocopying, filing, scanningDaily email managementFile openingPreparing cases for completion including preparing financial statementsCompleting bank transfer formsDealing with completions to include liaising with buyer's solicitors, client, agent and all post completion proceduresTaking telephone callsUpdating and reporting to clients on own initiative or upon requestMaintain and organise electronic diaries;Processing and submitting fee earner expense claims and arranging travel.File closingRequired experience, skills and attributesProven experience within a similar secretarial roleReal Estate sector knowledge and experience is essentialAbility to use own initiative and remain calm under pressureSound team playerExcellent written and verbal communication skillsAbility to turn around large documents at speedProficient in using Microsoft Office suite of applicationsA passion for quality and attention to detailFast, accurate typing skillsConfident and professional telephone mannerDynamic self-starterIf you feel you have what it takes, please apply today because we'd love to hear from you!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 Secretary
£24000 - £25000 per annum

Legal SecretaryMilton KeynesPermanent£24000 - £25000 Purpose of roleOur client is looking for a Legal Secretary.This is a fantastic opportunity, apply today!ResponsibilitiesPhotocopying, filing and scanningCreating/amending documents and lettersDigital dictationOrganising meetings, travel arrangements, lunches and conference callsDiary managementTime recordingUpdating/adding contacts to the systemCollating billing guides, drafting narratives and covering letters to clientsLiaising with accounts team on billing mattersProcessing expense claimsRequired experience, skills and attributesProven experience within a similar secretarial roleProficient in using Microsoft Office suite of applicationsStrong organisational skillsFast, accurate typing skillsAbility to turn around documents at speedSound team playerConfident and professional telephone mannerEffective communication skillsStrong attention to detailAbility to use initiativeIf you feel you have what it takes, please apply today because we'd love to hear from you!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 Secretary (Property Litigation)
£23000 - £25000 per annum

Legal Secretary(Property Litigation)12 month fix term contractMilton Keynes£23000-£25000 depending on experience Purpose of roleOur client is looking for a Property Litigation Legal Secretary to deliver outstanding secretarial support to partners and fee earners within the team, focusing on client service.This is a fantastic opportunity! Apply today!ResponsibilitiesTime recordingUpdating and adding contacts to client's systemDigital dictationDiary managementCreating and amending documents and lettersProcessing expense claims electronicallyPhotocopying, filing and scanningOrganising meetings, travel arrangements, lunches and conference callsCollating billing guides, drafting narratives and covering letters to clients / liaising with accounts team on billing mattersSkills and experienceProven experience within a similar secretarial role, with current or previous property litigation experience a distinct advantageProficient in using Microsoft Office suite of applicationsFast, accurate typing skillsConfident and professional telephone mannerStrong attention to detailAble to use initiative and remain calm under pressureStrong organisational skillsEffective communication skillsSound team playerIf you feel you have what it takes, please apply today because we'd love to hear from you!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
Up to £22000 per annum

ParalegalPermanent£22,000Milton Keynes To provide paralegal support to Partners and fee-earners within the Dispute Resolution department.The team provides a high quality cutting edge service and is consistently highly rated or shown as top tier in Legal 500 and Chambers directories. The team handles a broad range of civil and commercial cases spanning high volume relatively low value claims to multi million pound disputes. Key responsibilities will include but are not limited to:To manage your own portfolio of low value mainly debt recovery cases for two major clientsplus other clients on an ad hoc basis.To assist on larger cases with procedural matters (court filings) witness statements, disclosure, trial bundles, court attendances enforcement.Assisting with disclosure and other commercial litigation projectsFile management and invoicing where required.Assisting with basic drafting of clauses, legal and commercial market research, client service activity.Legal research.Support on commercial litigation projects taking a project management role. We are looking for someone with: Knowledge and understanding of paralegal work, obtained through work experience in a similar environment.A qualification in law e.g. law degree, Graduate Diploma in Law/Legal Practice Course, etc. (or equivalent) is preferred but not essential.Possesses the confidence to deal effectively with Partners and professionals across the firm.Good interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal.Able to prioritise and multi-task particularly when working under pressure and to tight deadlines.Able to interact positively at all levels and a good team player.Self-motivated with a methodical approach to work with a strong focus on accuracy.Hardworking and enthusiastic approach to work; professional in outlook, attitude and appearance.Exceptional proof-reader.Immediate start perferred. If you feel you have what it takes, please apply today because we'd love to hear from you! 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.In line with new data protection legislation, we will hold your data for 14 days, and if by that time we have not communicated and put appropriate consent in place, we will delete your data from our systems.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!

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