Conveyancing Assistant

Recruiter
Browns Legal Associates
Location
Bedfordshire, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
18 Sep 2019
Closes
26 Sep 2019
Ref
1267362175
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
CONVEYANCING ASSISTANT

BEDFORD

UP TO £25,000

A well established firm with offices in Beford have an opportunity for experienced Conveyancing Assistant/Paralegals to join both their Commercial and Residential Property departments.

The Role

The Conveyancing Assistant will be joining an established team and will be providing assistance and support to busy Fee-Earners.

You will be dealing with a wide range of work to include:

* Attending clients both in person and on the telephone and to provide such support in a professional and friendly manner in keeping with the firm's standards of client care.

* Opening new files through the case management system and preparing initial correspondence and documents.

* Dealing with all post completion procedures to ensure that transactions are correctly registered with the Land Registry, that file balances are speedily distributed, and that files are swiftly closed and archived.

* Ensuring the confidentiality of all of the firm's and clients' documentation and information.

* Arranging for all tasks such as copying, scanning, binding as required by the fee earner.

* Providing support to other offices, departments and secretaries when time is available and when requested by your line manager or department manager.

* Undertaking training when required

* Attendance and participation at departmental meetings when requested.

* Gain and maintain IT and telephone skills appropriate to modern legal practice; specifically the systems and facilities used by the firm

The Ideal Candidate

The Conveyancing Assistant will have : -

* Previous relevant experience in a legal environment and ideally within a residential or commercial property department would be an advantage (12 months experience).

* Strong communication skills and able to deal effectively with with clients, visitors and colleagues by telephone, face to face and in writing.

* Strong attention to detail and a good work ethos

* Typing skills of around 45wpm to 50wpm with good accuracy.

* The ability to carry out a range of tasks in an orderly, timely and conscientious way.

* A positive approach to work and will be a team player.

Salary and Benefits

Salary will depend upon experience.

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN THIS POSITION PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR CV TO TANYA BROWN AT BROWNS LEGAL ASSOCIATES AS DIRECTED OR ALTERNATIVELY TELEPHONE (phone number removed) FOR FURTHER INFORMATION

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