In this position, I was secretary to two partners in the Railway Property Department, one of whom was head of department. Both partners handled many complex railway property and transport transactions, banking related work and matters relating to educational and ecclesiastical establishments.
My day to day duties included a heavy load of audio and copy typing including preparation of leases, contracts, transfers, reports on title, legal charges and many other documents, including general correspondence. I also dealt with Land Registry, local authority, environmental, company and drainage searches and conducted research on the internet.
I also prepared epitomes of title for unregistered properties, and I also dealt with Land Registry registrations for registered and unregistered properties, and dealt with any requisitions as they arose.
I prepared and sent out marketing mailshots and created and managed Access databases for this purpose.
I prepared completion statements and bill estimates, and checked and prepared files for archiving.