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Adcocks Solicitors

Job Title:
Part Time Legal Secretary
Thursday 9th November 2023
Monday 8th January 2024
Up to £24k pro rata


We are seeking an experienced enthusiastic, personable and reliable legal secretary to join our busy legal practice in Lichfield.  


You will be required to provide support to our property fee earners with a range of administrative tasks including but not limited to:

  • Opening files, client verification, preparing engagement packs
  • Reviewing title registers
  • Liaising with clients
  • Drafting transfer documents/amending and drafting leases
  • Dealing with Land Registry registrations and requisitions
  • Drafting completion statements
  • Transfer formalities including Notices and Deeds of Covenant
  • Creating schedules for bulk lease extension
  • General secretarial support
  • Closing files and archiving
  • Downloading registrations from Land Registry, review and report to fee earners and clients
  • Assisting with managing lease extension projects
  • Registering UN1’s, ordering OS2’s on Land Registry
  • Raising invoices/ payment requests
  • Diary entries/ chasing matters etc
  • Drafting FTT applications & preparing bundles, setting up court hearings
  • Lodging UN1 applications at the Land Registry
  • Dealing with post completion matters/ registrations/ ledger queries/ sending documents to clients following registration/ dealing with ledger queries before archiving files/ archiving forms
  • Expediting matters at Land Registry
  • Drafting RXC and other RX forms and lodging at Land Registry
  • Corresponding with lenders/ drafting Deeds of Substituted Security
  • Dating and scanning documents following completion


To be considered for this role you must have the following:

  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent keyboard skills
  • Well-developed IT skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Flexibility in approach to work and ability to prioritise work
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Punctual, professional and reliable


This is a part-time office-based role which would suite someone wanting to work during school time hours 9am – 3pm. The salary will be assessed according to experience.  We offer employers’ contribution to a NEST pension scheme and 20 days holiday in addition to office and statutory holidays.


Adcocks is an award-winning niche property practice with its headquarters in the Cathedral City of Lichfield.  Employing close to 20 staff, the firm can trace its roots back to 1910 when Leonard Hedley Adcock started in business as a general practitioner in West Bromwich.  Now a specialist practice undertaking mainly property work, the firm is well known for its Leasehold reform and enfranchisement work.

Adcocks follows an ethical position. We encourage all our staff to promote the firm’s values, take an interest in its running and follow a healthy and active lifestyle. Adcocks are business supporters of PETA (the Peoples Foundation for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) and we have our own voluntary group, (The Adcocks Charitable Foundation) which staff are encourage to support. Its aims are to encourage animal welfare and to protect and improve the environment.

If you are interested in applying for this position, we invite you to contact us.  Please email your CV to Nikki Evans our practice manager at


Recruiter information:
Adcocks Solicitors
Chancery House, 27 Lombard Street, Lichfield, STAFFORDSHIRE, WS136DP, United Kingdom

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