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Legal Secretary
£20000 - £25000 per annum

Legal SecretaryPermanent£20,000 - £25,000Milton Keynes We have an opportunity in a firm of leading Solicitors within the Commercial Property department for an experienced, well organised legal secretary. Key responsibilities will include but are not limited to: Type correspondence for banks, clients, companies, solicitors and the courts,Follow and chase up outstanding documentation requiredCompletion of legal documents, including stamp duty and land registry submissionsObtain Indemnity Insurance quotes, put on risk and pay invoiceComplete searches with SearchflowRegister charges at Companies HouseFile opening and closingDiary management and organising meetingsAnswering telephone and general office dutiesCover for reception and other duties as required We are looking for someone with: Ideally two years commercial property experience in a similar roleExperience of Land Registry submission portal, Searchflow and Laserform HubFast, accurate typing skills including audio typingAbility to turn around documents at speed but retain accuracyProficient in using Microsoft Office suite of applicationsStrong organisational skills and attention to detailEffective communication skillsAbility to use own initiative and remain calm under pressureConfident 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! 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.

Real Estate Paralegal
£20000 - £25000 per annum

Real Estate ParalegalCentral Milton KeynesUp to £25,000 depending on experience Real Estate Paralegal required to work within a busy team assisting with work surrounding leasehold and collective enfranchisement providing a comprehensive and quality service to the clients. To assist a solicitor within the team with the management and running of client files and to respond to day-to-day transactional matters. Duties will include: Drafting documents and lettersCarrying out searches within the Land Registry and Companies HouseAssisting with pre and post completion mattersAssist with the preparation of courtAd-hock administrative and business development tasks as required Skills and qualifications:Degree level or equivalentAble to demonstrate a background within Real EstatePrior knowledge of Microsoft Word and Outlook preferredHigh standards of attention to detailStrong communication and time management skills If you feel you have what it takes, please apply today because we'd love to hear from you! 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 - £25000 per annum

Legal PAPermanentUp to £25,000Central Milton Keynes Working in the Family Law department you will be providing PA and secretarial support the Head of Department and legal advisors. Main responsibilitiesExtensive diary and email managementArranging all travel. To include, flights, trains, hotels, taxis and cars.Liaising with SAP and finance team for reports and then producing reports.Preparing enclosures ready for signing and sending out with the post.Opening and closing client files in line with family best practice.Undertaking all money laundering compliance on new client inception.Undertaking all conflict check compliance on new matter inception.Plus, much more We are looking for someone with:Previous legal secretarial experience within Family or similar practice areaExcellent document production skills within word and excel and, updating complex documentsExcellent and accurate keyboard skills required, as you will be required to obtain typing speeds to a minimum of 60 wpm.Good working knowledge of various applications - word, outlook, excel, digital dictation and PowerPoint.A methodical and organised approach with keen attention paid to every detailGood organisational skills If you feel you have what it takes, please apply today because we'd love to hear from you! 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 Secretary
£21000 - £24500 per annum

Legal SecretaryRemit: Commercial PropertyNorthamptonSalary: Up to £24,500 Hours of Work: 9.00am - 5.00pm, Monday to Friday JOB PURPOSE To provide an efficient secretarial service to various solicitors within the Commercial Property department in Northampton. PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES To deliver practical services of outstanding quality that are focused on the Client's needs.Type letters to banks, clients, companies, solicitors and the courts, taking care to check and proof read carefullyPrepare all letters and forms and make calls chasing information/documentsType/complete legal documents and forms which are downloaded from PLCPreparation of Land Registry formsPrepare Stamp Duty Land Tax Return forms for client signature, together with covering letterPrepare Landlord and Tenant Act 1954 Statutory Declaration and NoticeObtain Indemnity Insurance quotes, put on risk and pay invoiceComplete searches using SearchflowKeep matters progressing when fee earners are on holiday/away from the officeAnswer the telephone in a professional manner, put calls through to the fee-earner quickly and efficiently and take accurate messages when the fee-earner is engaged or absentPerform accounts related duties, e.g. complete new client/matter forms, calculate and type bills, organise paperwork for raising cheques and expenses, request computer printouts.General and routine office duties, such as, photocopying and filing, etc.To be trained on reception and cover as needed.To undertake any other reasonable duties as required. Skills / Experience 2 years commercial property experience.Audio-typing experience. Qualifications / Education Good educational backgroundQuick, accurate typist

Legal Asssitant
£20000 - £22500 per annum

LEGAL ASSISTANTInitial 6 month FTCSalary circa £22,600OVERALL PURPOSE OF THE JOBTo provide high quality, legal administrative services for fee-earners and clients as part of a customer focused team who demonstrate integrity and quality in all that they do.MAIN ACCOUNTABILITIESOffice SupportProvide a high quality support service to lawyers.Assist in the delivery and development of the service, using IT systems to type up correspondence, forms, court documents, maps and plans, and other documentation as required.Produce accurate, comprehensive and up-to-date legal documentation to tight deadlines for use in court hearings and/or other legal processes.Deliver an efficient and customer focused service, by processing and responding to incoming communication (post, telephone, fax, intranet and internet), taking messages, copying and distributing information as necessary.Actively assist with progression of legal casework, thus fee-earning, by monitoring files, creating reminders, initiating documentation for checking by fee-earners and acting in their absence under supervision.Manage any problems/situations which may arise, seeking assistance from lawyers when necessary.Ensure an accurate, confidential and effective service by maintaining up-to-date filing systems (electronic), and security of information in accordance with the policies and procedures and relevant legislation.Ensure accurate input of data particularly in the task of client/matter opening and archiving and indexing of deeds and documents, ensuring that all records are kept up-to-date.Actively contribute to and participate in the Legal Services quality standard of legal practice management (Lexcel).Undertake general clerical and administrative tasks, for example, open, close and maintain files, photocopying, binding and to support the service as required.Team SupportCo-ordinate diary management to ensure meetings are properly arranged and information recorded and distributed.Take and produce minutes of meetings when required.Contribute to the development of the service.Advise and inform others on matters relating to own job, service or directorate.Participate in team/service meetings.Support the induction, supervision and learning of others as required.Due to the high volume of applications we receive, it is not always possible to get back to you within 24 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!

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