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JOB TITLE:  Legal Secretary

LOCATION:  Cardiff Office – Commercial Property Department

Berry Smith is looking to recruit a full time experienced legal secretary to join our busy Commercial Property team.

Main responsibilities include:

  • Digital dictation typing (including correspondence and documents e.g. contracts, transfers, leases etc)
  • File opening
  • Time recording
  • Invoicing
  • Property searches
  • Land Registry on line applications
  • SDLT/LTT on line returns
  • Liaising with clients and other parties
  • Diary management
  • General administrative tasks

Required experience and attributes include:

  • At least 2 years’ experience as a legal secretary
  • At least 6 months’ experience working as part of a property team
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Fully competent in Microsoft and other software systems
  • High standard and accuracy of typing
  • Team worker and flexible

Salary: Competitive

Hours: 9.00 a.m. - 5.30 p.m. Monday to Friday with 1 hour for lunch.

Please email CV and covering letter to Babs Anderson (no agencies) -

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