Team Secretary - Real Estate Transactions - Sheffield

  • Owen Reed Ltd
  • Hybrid (Sheffield, UK)
  • May 29, 2024
Full time Legal Team Secretary

Job Description

Owen Reed is seeking to hire a Team Secretary for Real Estate Transactions, based in Sheffield. This position supports hybrid working, with the arrangement of approximately 3 days in the office and 2 days working from home each week.

About the Role
We are seeking an experienced Legal Secretary to join our busy Real Estate Transactions team in our Sheffield office. This role involves providing high-quality, efficient secretarial support to fee-earners and trainee solicitors. Reporting to the Secretarial Services Manager, your responsibilities will include:

  • Preparing hard and soft copy engrossments and other legal documents
  • Copy-typing and digital dictation
  • Amending and formatting documents
  • Converting documents to PDF
  • Assisting with weekly/monthly reporting
  • Proofreading and quality checking documents and correspondence
  • Working with Excel documents
  • Managing diaries and emails for team fee-earners
  • Arranging travel and handling telephone enquiries
  • Processing fee-earner expenses
  • Managing workflow to the Document & Design Centre, Print Room, etc., ensuring timely returns
  • Liaising with Finance and other business support teams
  • Providing support across other teams as needed

About You
You should be adaptable to change, maintaining professionalism and demonstrating high levels of client care, organisational, and time management skills. Experience in real estate within a law firm is essential, along with a proactive, enthusiastic approach, high IT literacy, excellent attention to detail, and the ability to quickly learn new systems.


Competitive Salary