Job Details

Standley & C0

Job Title:
Conveyancing Secretary
Friday 19th November 2021
Tuesday 18th January 2022



(key functions of the role)


  • To prepare correspondence and documents through audio typing, dictation and word processing using the firm’s case management system.
  • To administer filing
  • Opening, closing and retrieval of client files
  • To prepare mail and enclosures for dispatch
  • To either directly deal with photocopying or arrange for this to be done
  • To make appointments, arrange meetings and to maintain an up to date diary for his/her principal
  • To arrange meeting and conference rooms as necessary
  • To provide support to other secretaries when required to do so
  • To provide guidance to other more junior and temporary secretaries
  • To attend clients both in person and on the telephone and to provide such support in a professional and friendly manner in keeping with the firms client care standards
  • To undertake any specific training when required to do so and overall to have responsibility towards self development
  • To carry out additional tasks as and when required
  • To ensure the confidentiality of all the firm’s and client’s documentation and information



  • Previous experience as a legal secretary within a busy conveyancing department.  
  • Strong secretarial skills including experience of audio typing
  • Ability to prepare case documents
  • IT literate – experience of case management systems, Microsoft Outlook and internet applications
  • Excellent customer facing and communication skills
  • Ability to accept responsibility and display a supportive ‘can do’ attitude
  • Ability to problem solve
  • Ability to work to deadlines under pressure
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Discretion for dealing with sensitive or confidential information
  • Excellent time management, organisation and prioritisation skills
  • Ability to offer adaptability and flexibility in the working environment
  • Ability to work as part of a small team and build effective relationships with colleagues in the wider business.




Recruiter information:
Standley & C0
1612 High Street, Knowle, Solihull, West Midlands, B93 0JU, UK

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