Paralegal or Legal Assistant - Property

Exeter, Devon
£20000 - £25000/annum
10 Jun 2017
10 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
A Property Paralegal or Legal Assistant is sought by this law firm in Exeter to work in their busy New Homes Team.

The role will include:

File Management and client liaison;
General paralegal duties;
Maintain and manage documents effectively and to agreed timescales;
Integrate with the team, work closely with and provide high level of service;
Assist with due diligence, undertaking conveyancing searches, preparing reports on title and drafting transaction documents;
Completing SDLT Land Returns and Land Registry applications.

You should have:

Previous paralegal experience or Legal Assistant experience in a property related role.
Previous experience of a case or document management system, online portals and MS Office applications.

You will have the following key skills and personal qualities:

IT literate with good knowledge and high degree of competency in the use of MS Word;
Excellent organisational skills with acute attention to detail;
Has strong administration with excellent verbal and written communication skills;
Professional manner and appearance;
Flexible and able to use own initiative requiring limited guidance;
A motivated self starter who is a good team player;
Has typing speeds of 60 wpm plus;
Is able to remain calm under pressure whilst working to multiple deadlines.

The firm are offering a competitive salary package for this full time permanent position