Legal Assistant

Guidant Group
19 Mar 2017
18 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
The Eversheds Real Estate practice has status and substance. External commentators often refer to us as one of the largest Real Estate practices and there are very few firms that have such a varied portfolio of work. We aim to be first to the market for solutions for our clients and work seamlessly across borders, integrating our specialists as they need them.

Our Core Real Estate team works across the world, providing clients with the benefit of local representation coupled with national and international resource. As part of the Volume services team based in Cardiff, we focus on advising numerous real estate clients particularly within the financial services sector.
Key responsibilities:
The key responsibilities are working with the conveyancing teams and managers:
-to document and track the delivery and implementation of changes to processes, requirements, and client requests to the deadlines agreed
-to co-ordinate the tasks required to deliver the outcomes
-to carry out some of the tasks required to deliver those outcomes
-to ensure that all parties are kept up to date as to progress and timescales
-to assist with testing and piloting changes ahead of implementation
-to review changes made to ensure delivered and signed off
Skills and experience:

We are looking for an enthusiastic person who has the following skills:
-highly organised and efficient
-attention to detail
-commercial in approach
-good numerical skills and written communication
-good communicator and getting people to work together
-experienced with excel, word and power point
-Law degree, LPC or experience of working in a conveyancing department would be helpful, but not essential, as the tasks relate to legal processes

Key competencies:
You will be a committed team player with excellent communication and organisational skills as well as being able to meet strict deadlines. You will also have the ability to work under pressure in addition to being flexible and resilient.
We're a modern, progressive law firm. We think differently and we've built a culture where individual skills and personalities can shine through. At Eversheds Sutherland, we believe that innovation comes from a culture of genuine equality and diversity and we are happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments individuals may require in the recruitment process, or once in post.

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