LEGAL ASSISTANT

Recruiter
Ambitions Personnel
Location
Derbyshire
Posted
06 May 2018
Closes
14 Jun 2018
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
A great opportunity has arisen for a Legal Assistant to work within the Commercial Property department at our client’s office based in Derby.

The successful candidate will provide secretarial and legal assistant services to relevant fee earner. Will have the ability to take accurate messages, ability to multitask, work at speed. To be able to work as part of a team, have a confident telephone manner and be customer service focused.

The daily duties will include:

* Audio and copy typing
* Handling enquiries from various external bodies
* Photocopying
* Diary Maintenance/arranging appointments
* General housekeeping of Word Processing system
* Filtering incoming calls and responding to callers on instructions from fee earner
* Taking and passing on messages in absence of the relevant fee earner and responding to messages on instructions from fee earner
* Dealing with bills, invoices and payments from clients/other solicitors/other agencies
* Drafting contracts
* Preparing files for pre exchange meeting
* Exchange of contracts (under supervision)
* Completions (under supervision)
* Post completion work (under supervision)
* Land registration (under supervision)
* Dealing with financial matters in connection with the above (under supervision)

The ideal candidate will be computer literate – especially in Outlook for Diary and email, Case management systems and use of internet.

To Apply please forward your CV to ;or alternatively contact (Apply online only) for a further chat.

This vacancy is being advertised on behalf of Ambitions Personnel who are operating as an employment agency.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, unfortunately we are unable to provide individual feedback. If you have not heard from us within 7 days, please assume your application has been unsuccessful

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