Legal Secretary

Hart Reade are seeking to recruit a full time Legal Secretary for our Polegate office.

Applicants should have excellent secretarial skills including fast accurate audio typing, good communication skills and the ability to follow instructions.  The role requires someone who is highly organised with a keen attention to detail.

This position will involve working for our Private Client Department and also as a float secretary.  The role is client facing and will include meeting and greeting clients visiting the office, dealing with enquiries and providing excellent levels of client care.

The successful candidate will be a team player who is willing to help out across the office as may be required.  The work can be quite pressured at times and applicants should enjoy working in a busy environment.  Previous legal secretary experience is required.

 Hart Reade is a well-respected and long established law firm with offices in Eastbourne, Meads, Hailsham and Polegate.  This is an exciting opportunity to join our friendly and professional team.

Trainee Legal Executive

Hart Reade are seeking to recruit a trainee legal executive to work in our Property department.  The vacancy will be to work and train alongside Neisha Taylor, our well respected Commercial Property Solicitor and Associate.

The successful candidate will be required to have good written and spoken English and the ability to communicate well with clients, colleagues and other external contractors.  Attention to detail is essential.

Qualifications required:

The successful candidate will be required to study and qualify as a Legal Executive and thereafter, possibly as a solicitor.

Candidates must be motivated and enthusiastic, and it is essential they are prepared to work hard, both in the Office and with the external studies (for which assistance will be given by way of sponsorship and study leave).

This is an excellent opportunity to undertake a career in law.  The successful candidate will need to be committed to qualify as a Lawyer over a number of years whilst being an effective member of the Property team.

Conveyancing Executive

We are seeking seeking to recruit a Residential Conveyancing Executive for our Polegate office.

Candidates will need to be technically sound with experience of managing conveyancing transactions from instruction through to completion, including sales, purchases, re-mortgages and transfers.  We are looking for excellent communication skills, attention to detail and a proactive marketer.

The successful applicant will need to be highly skilled, well organised and able to take on and develop an existing case load within the Property Department.

To Apply

If you would like to be considered for the above positions, please send your up to date CV and covering letter to Mrs. B Ticehurst, HR & Administration Manager, Hart Reade, 104 South Street, Eastbourne BN21 4LW,

Hart Reade are an equal opportunities employer and all applications will be considered from suitably qualified candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity. All applications will be acknowledged and considered on receipt.

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