Conveyancing Legal Assistant

Recruiter
ashvilleknight
Location
Brighton, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
02 Aug 2019
Closes
06 Sep 2019
Ref
1219231810
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Conveyancing Legal Assistant

Brighton, East Sussex

Highly accredited, multiple office law firm are seeking a Conveyancing Assistant to work within their successful Real Estate department.

This role will be to assist Fee Earners in their day to day work by providing support and an efficient, hands on administrative service.

Providing assistance to the Partners on a mixed caseload of property files including using a case management system to produce correspondence and other documentation related to property transactions.

Key Responsibilities
  • Assisting fee earners with property matters.
  • File opening, closing and archiving
  • Working directly with clients and partners to ensure a seamless service.
  • Drafting and submitting Land Registry returns.
  • Responding to Requisitions raised by the Land Registry.
  • Drafting notices and letters.
  • Drafting Contracts and Transfer Deeds.
  • Ordering property searches.
  • Send title documents to lenders and clients.
  • Assisting with Post Exchange aspects of purchase and sale transactions and seeing them through to completion.

Desired Skills and Experience
  • Legal Assistant/secretary experience within a property department
  • Strong and efficient secretarial and admin skills.
  • High level of attention to detail.
  • Fast, accurate typing ability, ideally using digital audio systems.
  • Experience of using case management system desirable but not essential.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Very well organised.
  • Friendly & professional attitude.
  • IT literate - Microsoft Word / Excel / Outlook / Digital Audio software / Case Management.

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