I am delighted to be working with a Legal client who are seeking a fee earning Conveyancer to join their Conveyancing department in Newcastle. The company has a fantastic reputation with a client centric approach focusing on the quality of their work as opposed to the quantity of case files managed.Salary:
22 - 25kDaily Responsibilities:
- Carry out office administration, including billing and writing letters
- Organise diaries, schedule meetings and respond to telephone queries
- Write first document drafts and proofread documents
- Analyse and input data, write articles for internal or external circulation
- Organise case files, attend court inquests, transcribe legal opinion and compile litigation bundles
- Network with clients and build valuable relationships
- Write reports, conduct legal research, take witness statements and attend meetings with experts or claimants - usually the duties of a more experienced paralegal.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- The ability to manage multiple tasks or caseloads
- Good attention to detail to be able to carefully analyse files and data
- Legal research skills and the desire to develop your understanding of the law
- The ability to work well under pressure and to tight deadlines
- Office administrative skills for tasks such as filing, typing and letter writing
- Good teamwork skills particularly when working with other departments to complete your tasks
- Flexibility and adaptability in your attitude and approach to work
- A flexible and adaptable approach to your work
- Business acumen and an understanding of the clients' needs
- Professionalism when working with colleagues, senior partners, experts and clients
- Legal database certifications, such as LexisNexis or Westlaw, are very useful
- Additional language skills - not essential but are an advantage.
- Although there are no fixed entry requirements, good GCSE and A-level grades will be preferrable for the client.
Please don't apply if you don't have Conveyancing Fee Earning experience as I won't respond due to the high number of applications received.
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