Legal Team Assistant

29 May 2019
25 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Conveyancing Assistant required to join our busy and well respected Residential Real Estate team for our Colchester based legal client. We are looking for an enthusiastic applicant to join the team to help to deliver a proactive, support service to their Fee Earning team in your role as Conveyancing Assistant. It is essential for this position of Conveyancing Assistant that you possess pervious secretary and/or administration experience within a property environment and have an understanding of how a property file runs from beginning to end.

The Role

* Provide a first-rate service to Clients, both internal and external; presenting a positive image of the firm at all times.

* Recognise, respect and honour Client confidentiality at all times.

* Proof read all documents for spelling, grammar and sense, query wording where appropriate.

* Deal with post, internal and external, distribute and action as instructed.

* Maintain a professional attitude and effective communications between Clients, Fee Earners, team members and colleagues.

* Email management

* Chase documents upon instruction.

* Ensure queries are dealt with in the first instance.

* Arrange travel and any other activities on behalf of others

* Take appropriate and detailed information from enquiries, relay messages as soon as possible to the relevant persons.

* Create high quality typed work with accuracy and at a high speed; format in accordance with house style.

* Ensure files are opened, kept tidy, accurate and up to date then closed and archived as appropriate.

The Person

* Must possess previous secretarial or administrative experience within a property environment

* Familiarity with how a property file runs from beginning to end would be also be advantageous.

* Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written

* Professional work attitude

* Excellent organisational skills

* Strong attention to detail

* The ability to work as part of a team as well as on their own

Benefits to you

* Competitive salary dependant on experience

* Working hours Monday to Friday 9-5.30pm

* Holiday 20 days plus bank holidays

* Opportunity to work or a leading very recognised law firm

* Lovely working environment

If you have not heard back from us within 10 days your application has unsuccessful