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We are hiring – Secretary Residential Conveyancing Team

We are looking for a full-time Secretary to support our Residential Conveyancing Team based at our Southend Office.

The ideal candidate will be professional and organised, able to communicate well, with a mature outlook and an eye for detail.

Your role responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Supporting a Partner in the Residential Conveyancing Team
  • Audio and copy typing
  • Carrying out searches
  • Submitting Applications to the Land Registry and Inland Revenue
  • Taking and managing phone calls
  • General administration duties

Who are Jefferies?

Supporting clients for over 120 years, Jefferies are your local, friendly, thriving legal firm, with an established and excellent reputation for advising on a range of services from Family Law to Corporate Finance.

We pride ourselves on our genuine and supportive workplace culture, ensuring that our colleagues feel valued and heard. We work closely as a team to provide a working environment where our colleagues feel true job satisfaction and have access to the right training and development opportunities.

What will you need?

Due to the nature of this role, the ideal candidate will need a proven background in this field, with at least 1-year experience working as a Legal Secretary or Paralegal.

Other desirable qualities include:
– Microsoft Office proficient
– Prioritisation and ability to meet deadlines
– Attention to detail

What can we offer you?

Among other great benefits we can offer:
– Friendly, supportive, and progressive working culture
– A position in one of the best conveyancing teams in Essex
– Immediate start
– Very competitive salary
– Very competitive holiday entitlement

We will be more than happy to discuss the benefits package in more detail with you.

To apply, please submit a full CV and cover letter to Sarah Mitchell via and we will be in touch.

We look forward to hearing from you,