Commercial Property Legal Assistant

6 days left

Recruiter
Confidential
Location
Sheffield
Salary
20000.00 - 25000.00 GBP Annual
Posted
13 Nov 2020
Closes
11 Dec 2020
Sectors
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Elevation Office Support are currently recruiting for a Commercial Property Legal Assistant to work for a well established law firm on a full time basis based in Central Sheffield, to support and assistant Commercial Property Lawyers with a full and mixed commercial property caseload.

Key Duties & Responsibilities:

* File creation; statement drafting and liaison with clients in respect of the same
* Generation of suitable client care correspondence
* Looking after the day-to-day administration of files
* Attendance on clients for routine instructions and signing
* Carrying out searches and dealing with enquires in relation to such searches
* Conducting routine simple completions
* Management of all associated post completion work
* Downloading official copies, documents and plans from the H M Land Registry Portal
* Carrying out priority and bankruptcy searches and other pre completion and online applications
* Collating title bundles, scanning deeds and saving them to the DMS
* Retrieving and storing deeds following the correct procedures on and off site
* Dealing with post completion registration and stamp duty land tax formalities
* Under supervision, preparing invoices, completion statements and statements of account and complete accounts documentation as and when directed by the Lawyer
* To ensure the confidentiality of all the firm's and clients' documentation and information

The successful candidate will need to be able to demonstrate the following skills and experience:

* Strong working knowledge and understanding of Commercial Property or Residential Conveyancing (especially Land Registry processes)
* Excellent verbal communication skills with the ability to conduct challenging conversations and an ability to build trust with Commercial Property Lawyers
* Commercial awareness and an eye for detail
* High standard of IT skills including Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams and time recording systems
* Excellent time management, organisational and client service skills
* Ability to work in a team-oriented and collaborative environment
* Highly motivated, proactive and outcome-orientated with a can-do attitude

Elevation Business Support is a specialist division of Elevation Recruitment Group focusing on support vacancies in Yorkshire and surrounding regions. If you match the specified criteria and are interested in discussing the position in more detail, we would love to hear from you

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