Conveyancing Assistant/Secretary

Red Berry Recruitment
16 May 2018
15 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Permanent, Taunton, Salary DOE

Do you have previous experience within the legal conveyancing sector?

Are you a highly organised and self-motivated individual?

Have you got the ability to work efficiently under pressure and able to prioritise your workload accordingly?

If this sounds like you, please read on….

We are currently recruiting for a Secretary/Conveyancing Assistant to join a brilliant well established team based in Taunton. The ideal candidate will be an organised individual with previous legal and conveyancing experience, confident managing a busy workload in a fast paced environment with the ability to use own initiative and work well under pressure.

The successful candidate will need to be able to:

• Assist in the progression of a conveyancing transaction to include:
• Exchanging contracts and dealing with completions; Preparation of contracts, transfers, trust deeds and correspondence; Dealing with completion statements; Raising solicitors invoices; Drawing up contracts; Taking instructions from and liaising with clients; Undertake on-line searches; and Complete Land Registry and SDLT forms on-line
• Provide secretarial assistance to other lawyers based in the Taunton office including Corporate, Agricultural and Private Client work
• Participate in rotas for the purposes of Reception cover
• Deal with telephone calls in a confident manner providing clear, accurate and up to date information
• Produce documents using the firm’s case management software
• Demonstrate good administrative skills with good attention to detail
• Demonstrate good organisation skills
• Demonstrate effective communication skills, both written and spoken
• Cope well under pressure, with an ability to work flexibly and cope with changing priorities
• Take a positive and proactive approach to work, anticipating and meeting the needs of the department
• Be receptive to receiving and acting on instructions given by immediate supervisor
• Be competent in using Word and other Microsoft Products (Outlook and PowerPoint)

Hours of work are 9:00 to 17:00 with a one hour lunch break, Monday to Friday inclusive.

If you feel you fit the bill and would like to discuss this role in further detail, please contact Jodi in branch today on 01278 228 107!

The Red Berry team always review and process job applications swiftly as possible. However due to the high volume of CVs that we receive online, we regrettably are not always able to respond to every applicant individually. If you’ve not heard from us within 7 working days, unfortunately on this occasion your application has not been successful, but we will keep your details on file for future opportunities.
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