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Legal Secretary - Real Estate - Edinburgh

Legal - Professional Support
Ref: 4669 Date Posted: Monday 09 Sep 2019
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Lusona Consultancy is currently working with a large international legal firm in Edinburgh. An experienced Legal Secretary/PA is required to support their busy Real Estate team. This position is for 6 months. 

Supporting a four fee earners, this role will involve:

  • Diary & Email Management
  • Coordinating Travel for the team
  • Answering telephone calls and diverting where required
  • Managing workflow to the Document & Design Centre, Print Room etc as required;
  • Amending and formatting agreements/documents as required 
  • Copy-typing and digital dictation 
  • Collating all indexing on legal documentation and setting up files as necessary 
  • Processing fee-earner expenses 
  • Liaison with Business Development, Marketing, Events and Finance Teams with a view to supporting them on specific team-based tasks

Skills and Experience required:

  • Legal secretarial or PA experience is essential -  Commercial Property is advantageous but not essential. This firm will look at an experienced Secretary/PA whom would be interested in Real Estate. 
  • Ability to manage high volume of work.
  • Deal with changing demands and priorities - work to deadlines.
  • Excellent IT skills - MS Office.
  • Fast accurate audio and copy typing, 60 wpm.
  • Good communication skills.