Legal Assistant - Commercial Property

Recruiter
Taskmaster
Location
Kirkhamgate
Posted
14 Apr 2018
Closes
21 May 2018
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

This is an excellent opportunity to progress your legal career within a unique, relaxed, family orientated culture - where the focus is on the firm's employees, resulting in happy and satisfied customers. Everyone in the business works hand-in-hand so everyone can focus on what they are best at to become an expert in their own field. The approach is working, currently 3rd largest Conveyancer in the UK and striving for the No.1 spot.

Whilst achieving this goal the firm wants all their staff to feel at home so they have an amazing list of perks that make being at work that little bit more enjoyable!

Employee Benefits:

35 days' holiday (inc. bank holidays)

Bespoke training and development plans

Generous Pension scheme

Life Assurance

Comprehensive Private Health Insurance

Salary Sacrifice schemes including child care vouchers and car purchase scheme

Employee Assistance

Discounted Legal Services

Unique family orientated culture

Flexible working hours

Excellent staff facilities including relaxing down time areas

The Role:

As a Commercial Property Legal Assistant you will be required to provide administrative and organisational assistance to a lawyer in the commercial property team. You will assist with a broad range of commercial property transactions including, for example, acquisitions and disposals, commercial landlord and tenant work, development and option agreements, business sales and purchases and financing.

You will, as you progress, be expected to obtain a sound knowledge of the processes involved in dealing with a wide variety of commercial property matters. There will be a number of opportunities for progression (including pursuing legal qualifications if desired and not already completed) with a view to eventually handling your own small case load.

You will also be required to assist the commercial property team with their ambitious plans for growth and development.

We're looking for:

Experience of assisting with commercial property matters is desirable but not required as full training will be provided.

However you must…

  • Have excellent communication skills both verbally and in writing;

  • Be a good listener who can quickly identify a client's requirements;

  • Be able to engage with clients and adopt a personal approach;

  • Be organised and be able to prioritise work;

  • Be self-motivated with the ability to work well under pressure;

  • Be a flexible and reliable team player who is willing to turn their hand to whatever is required of them;

  • Be accurate and pay attention to detail; and

  • Be creative, imaginative and open-minded in respect of the planned growth and development of the department and firm.

  • Excellent IT skills are required. You should be proficient in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook. Experience of using Partner is desirable but not required as training will be provided.

If this is you and the opportunity excites you please apply on-line to be considered.

Please note that TM Resourcing are acting as a recruitment agent on behalf of our client for this vacancy.

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