Legal Secretary / PA
Legal Secretary / PA
Location: Cornwall / West Devon
Salary: Salary £18,000 to £19,000 per annum (depending on skills and knowledge)
Full Time - 35 hours, Monday - Friday 9 – 5pm (Flexible working patterns considered)
An opportunity has arisen for a Legal Secretary / PA experienced in the conveyancing process to join the multi award winning Residential Property department. The team provides a personal bespoke service to clients, combining the newest technology with traditional professional standards of personal attention and service.
Ensure transactions are set up for completion and taking them through to moving day where the clients are able to handover keys.
Utilising the case management software, tasks will include:
taking responsibility of the file from exchange of contracts
requesting lender funds
preparing telegraphic transfers
liaising with all parties and completion day phone calls
putting in place indemnity policies
processing and paying SDLT and dealing with leasehold and freehold management company notices
updating lender portals.
Due to our digital working processes we can provide working space at any of the Coodes offices as well as home working options.
Our ideal candidate will have:
Experience of the conveyancing process in its entirety
Knowledge of the post exchange process
Knowledge of newbuild and Help to Buy are desirable.
Excellent communication skills
The ability to work successfully as part of a team and remotely
Strong Microsoft Office skills are essential.
Full systems training will be provided as part of our extensive onboarding and induction process.
The roles offer exceptional opportunities for personal development and advancement in a well-established team.
Coodes LLP is one of the leading law firms in Cornwall and Devon and the longest established firm in the region. With over 150 staff across 8 offices we provide legal advice across the entire spectrum of business and personal needs, delivered by highly-experienced lawyers with a dedicated and skilled support team.
Coodes has built a reputation over the last decade of being one of the most forward thinking firms by regional, if not, national standards and a number of our departments and lawyers are recognised as the leaders in the region.
Why work for Coodes?
Group pension plan
Annual bonus scheme
Medical cash plan
Private medical insurance options
Discounted gym membership
Cycle to work
Discounted shopping platform
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