Commercial Property Secretary, Chelmsford office


Working principally for a Partner in the Commercial Property team in Chelmsford


Start date
As soon as possible

c£22,000 per annum

Working hours
Monday - Friday, 9.00am - 5.30pm

Holiday entitlement
20 days per annum

Duties will include:

  • Electronic diary management, booking rooms and arranging meetings
  • Telephone liaison with clients and firm’s contacts
  • Some front of house/reception duties
  • Using digital transcription system, Bighand, to create letters, emails and documents
  • Amending and reformatting documents in Microsoft Word and using Track Changes
  • Using the firm’s Accounts software, Partner for Windows, to record payments in and out, create new matters and where necessary, record time spent
  • Completing forms using Oyez forms package, LexisNexis and Practical Law websites
  • Applying for searches using online services including Land Registry Portal
  • Using HMRC website to complete Stamp Duty Land Tax forms
  • Dealing with post completion matters including the registration of documentation at HM Land Registry and Companies House
  • Photocopying and scanning documents
  • Maintaining orderly files – keeping filing up to date

Experience required: 

  • At least 2 years recent experience as a Property secretary.
  • Fast typing speeds and ability to prioritise work
  • The ability to meet tight work timescales
  • Must be able to multi-task and work for more than 1 fee earner if required
  • Proven team working skills


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