Administration Assistant/Trainee Legal Secretary - Conveyancing - Burton


Burton Upon Trent 45 High Street


Full Time

Smith Partnership is a leading law firm in the East Midlands. A forward thinking and progressive company employing over 200 staff throughout 6 offices.

An opportunity has become available for a Administration Assistant/Trainee Legal Secretary to join our Conveyancing department in Burton. 

Duties, Tasks, and Responsibilities:

  • Providing cover for reception
  • General office administration 
  • Arrange for accurate conveyancing quotes
  • Maintain a database of quotes given
  • Open new files on case management system
  • Sending engagement letters
  • Responding to Clients queries
  • Checking case management system regarding allocation of files
  • Keeping a log of our usual referrers
  • Passing file to relevant fee earner to allow ID checks to be requested, upon receipt of signed instructions
  • Assisting with the scanning of post to the correct file on case management system.
  • Producing letters and documents production
  • Preparing Land Registry applications

Experience Required:

  • Email
  • Electronic diaries

Knowledge Desired:

  • Previous office experience

Skills And Personal Attributes Required:

  • Mature outlook
  • Personable
  • Well organised
  • Good communicator
  • Professional telephone and client manner
  • Team player
  • Eye for detail
  • Able to maintain up-to-date electronic records
  • Able to cope under pressure.

Qualifications Required:

  • GCSE Math or equivalent
  • GCSE English or equivalent 

This Job Description covers the current range of duties and will be reviewed from time to time. Smith Partnership reserve the right to change the Job Description if the business requires it.  

This is an excellent opportunity to join a progressive East Midlands law firm and to work as part of a challenging and friendly team. Applications strictly via email enclosing a current CV and covering letter to (

No Agencies please. Smith Partnership request that recruitment agencies do not speculatively submit CVs to us unless explicitly asked to do so by our HR team.

Any CVs sent to us on a speculative basis will not be recognised and we will not accept liability for any fee or commission should we subsequently employ a candidate who applied to us directly or was introduced by another agency, that may also have been submitted speculatively by an uninstructed agency.

In the event that an agency's correspondence includes a disclaimer indicating otherwise, our policy above will prevail.