Legal Secretary Job in Bournemouth, Dorset at Gales Solicitors

Bournemouth, Dorset, Part Time £15k - £20k

We are looking for a Legal Secretary to join our busy conveyancing department consisting of 2 solicitors and 3 other secretary’s. The department covers a wide range of conveyancing matters including residential and commercial sale and purchases, lease extensions and transfer of equity.

Duties to Include:

  • Audio typing of letters, documents, reports and attendance notes
  • Completion of routine documents, making up new files and maintaining existing files
  • Undertaking online searches through the Land Registry portal
  • Completing the Stamp Duty process
  • Filing, copying and general administrative duties
  • Dealing with clients on the phone and in person for routine queries and message taking
  • Liaise with our Tuckton office when required
  • Reception lunch cover when required


  • Previous Legal Secretarial experience – essential
  • Good communication and listening skills – essential
  • Good organisational skills – essential
  • Computer literate – essential
  • Audio typing – desirable
  • Previous experience within conveyancing department – desirable



Established by John Gale in 1948 we have been providing legal advice to the people of Bournemouth and the surrounding areas for 70 years. Our areas of law include Family, Employment, Conveyancing, Private Client and Civil Litigation.

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