Here at Hawkridge & Company, we value our clients and pride ourselves in providing high quality care and always going that extra mile. We combine staff aspirations with business goals to ensure that our staff receive the relevant training in order to always provide the right Legal advice.
We offer a friendly and supportive working environment where you are able to work as part of a team as well as using your own initiative. Whatever role you undertake here at Hawkridge & Company, you will receive the training and guidance required to grow and develop both your career goals and your personal goals.
If you would like to join the Hawkridge & Company team, please email your C.V and covering letter to our Managing Partner, Tristan Alder, who shall be pleased to hear from you.
Our current vacancies are listed below – speculative applications are also welcome.
Job Title: Conveyancing Legal Secretary
Department: Residential & Commercial Conveyancing
Position: Full-Time Permanent
Office Hours: 9:15 – 17:15 & 1 hour lunch
20 days Holiday + Bank Holidays
Experience: Minimum of 2 Years
Location: Gillingham Kent
We are a small established firm of Solicitors looking for an experienced Legal Secretary to join our thriving Conveyancing department.
You will be undertaking the following duties:
- Audio-Typing from Dictation
- Residential and Commercial Conveyancing Quotes and File Opening
- Preparation of Legal forms
- Use of Case Management System
- Use of the Land Registry Portal, including applications and registration
- Payment of SDLT
- Answering the telephone, taking messages, responding to enquiries and providing updates to clients and agents
- General administrative duties
- Diary Management
The successful applicant must be computer literate and be confident with the Conveyancing process from initial instructions to completion. You will be capable of remaining calm and efficient within a busy Conveyancing department and manage your work load effectively, using your own initiative when necessary. Attention to detail is paramount and excellent spelling and grammar is essential.
Commercial experience is advantageous but not essential to the role, which would ideally suit somebody who is looking to take the next step in their career with the opportunity for this to develop into a Paralegal role for the right candidate.