Hopkins Solicitors LLP

Job Title:Legal Secretary - Commercial Property and Employment
Contract Length:Permanent
Hours:Full-Time Monday - Friday 9.00am – 5.00pm
Required Skills:Leader, organised, approachable, reliable
Legal Secretary - Commercial Property and Employment

Start Date:   ASAP

Reporting to: Head of Department

Hours of Work: Full-time; Monday–Friday from 9am–5pm with a 1 hour lunch break

Benefits: Workplace Pension Scheme, 24 days holiday + 8 bank holidays

The Role: 

Due to ongoing expansion, we are looking to recruit a Legal Secretary for our Commercial Property/Employment Department in Nottingham.

It is essential that the successful candidate will have experience of working in a Commercial Property/Employment department.

Duties include:

  • Taking telephone enquiries and setting up new client files
  • Assisting solicitors in the Commercial Property and Employment team
  • Creating bundles
  • Typing correspondence
  • Diary Management
  • Audio typing & word processing through Digital Dictation
  • Administrative duties including inputting information and collecting marketing data
  • Filing
  • Photocopying
  • Assisting other members of the department as required
  • Presentation of correspondence and documents
  • Liaising with Clients and other parties
  • Preparing SDLT forms
  • Dealing with the Land Registry registration process

The ideal candidate for this role must have the following:

  • Up to 2 years’ experience of working in a Commercial Property/Employment Department
  • a strong desire to learn
  • enthusiastic, ambitious and ability to work as part of a team
  • hardworking
  • organised
  • adaptable and accommodating
  • good telephone manner and client care skills
  • a smart and tidy appearance
  • excellent grammar, spelling and attention to detail
  • IT competent
  • excellent timekeeping and attendance

Please Contact Rebecca Truscott rtruscott@hopkins-solicitors.co.uk 

About Organisation

Hopkins are growing and with growth comes new career opportunities!

We aim to seek out the very best legal and support staff to join our team. We recognise that our staff play a vital role in delivering the high level of customer satisfaction that keeps our clients coming back year after year.

Hopkins have been awarded the Investors in People award for over ten years of continued excellence, an accolade not many companies locally, or even nationally can boast!

We are also proud members of LEXCEL, an accreditation that indicates high quality in relation to legal practice management and customer care standards. Upon our recent LEXCEL inspection the accreditor noted, “The firm is very competent in talent spotting, talent management and developing people in line with current and future business needs. A well-considered training plan has been prepared which details the training needs of identified individuals or roles. There is a very strong culture of continuous improvement evident throughout the firm and at all levels.”

We also strongly believe in supporting our local younger generation by taking on multiple Apprentices and Trainee Solicitors, many of which have grown their careers with us over their lifetime. Hopkins are proud of treating their staff with the same level of respect and trust as we give our clients.

Hopkins Solicitors LLP
Full Vacancy Details
Below are full details of the Vacancy.
Employer: Hopkins Solicitors LLP
Job Title: Legal Secretary - Commercial Property and Employment
Contract Length: Permanent
Hours: Full-Time Monday - Friday 9.00am – 5.00pm
Required Skills: Leader, organised, approachable, reliable
Practice Area: Commercial Property and Employment
Location: Nottingham
Contact: Rebecca Truscott
Phone: 01623 468468
Fax: 01623 466200
Email: rtruscott@hopkins-solicitors.co.uk
Website: www.hopkins-solicitors.co.uk
Reference No: V0165


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