Legal Secretary / Receptionist

Legal Secretary / Receptionist

Oliver Fisher is looking for a Legal Secretary / Receptionist. The right candidate will have 2-5 years experience of working with conveyancing solicitors. We are a Legal 500 recognised firm, employing over 25 staff.

Salary range: £18,500 – £28,500 PA

Apply now by sending your cv and covering letter by email to recruitment@oliverfisher.co.uk

Skills Required:

The ability to touch type and use advanced formatting options in Microsoft Office. The applicant will have to be able to help with overflow incoming telephone calls, manage photocopiers and other general duties as required. The applicant must be familiar with the Land Registry Portal, making various applications such as AP1’s, ordering searches etc.  

General Information:

Please note that due to the number of applications we receive we are not always able to respond to each applicant individually.

Trainees & Paralegals:  Normally our trainees are recruited initially as Paralegals and, provided we are happy with their performance, they then progress to a training contract. At present we have one trainee.

The qualities we are looking for in a prospective trainee (this is not an exhaustive list) include the following:-

  • High academic qualifications. We do not normally consider applicants with less than a 2:1 degree, although we sometimes make exceptions to this rule if other academic qualifications are particularly good;
  • Good commercial awareness and ability to use ones initiative when required;
  • High understanding of, and approach to, law and procedure;
  • Enthusiasm and interest for the areas of law in which the firm specialises;
  • Practical experience of the workplace, dealing with a wide cross section of people;
  • Experience of working in a legal environment;
  • Interests and achievements outside the workplace and the law.