Paralegal / Legal Assistant

Recruiter
Birwood legal
Location
Salisbury, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
19 Jul 2019
Closes
01 Aug 2019
Ref
1200699607
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our client - a highly regarded regional legal practice - is now seeking an experienced Paralegal / Legal Assistant to join its growing Residential Property team in Salisbury.

The successful candidate will have previous experience as a Paralegal / Legal Assistant in Property matters, and will be accustomed to using a case management system and be familiar with online portals, including SDLT returns and Land Registry applications.

Typical duties will include, but not be limited to:
  • File management
  • Client liaison
  • Assisting with due diligence
  • Undertaking conveyancing searches
  • Preparing reports on title and drafting transaction documents
  • Quotations
  • Exchanging contracts and completion statements
  • Apportionments and sale proceeds
IT literacy and a thorough working knowledge of Microsoft Word is essential. You will also need to be extremely organised, with a great eye for detail and strong written and verbal communication skills, as client care is of paramount importance in this role. Strong typing skills will also be an advantage, and the ability to remain calm under pressure, prioritising workload to meet deadlines accordingly.
If you are already a Paralegal / Legal Assistant - or perhaps you are an exceptional Legal Secretary with excellent property knowledge, who is looking to progress - and you are seeking a fresh challenge, please do apply without delay. This is a superb firm to work for, and salary will be according to experience, alongside generous additional benefits.
All applications are treated in strict confidence.

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