Residential Conveyancing Legal Assistant

19000.00 - 26000.00 GBP Annual + doe, excellent benefits
08 Aug 2019
05 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
I currently have a fantastic opportunity with one of my Prestigeous Law firm clients within the Residential Conveyancing Department for a Legal Assistant to join its busy office in Sheffield City Centre. Candidates must have excellent communication and IT skills with the ability to prepare completion statements and accounts. Daily responsibilities will include answering calls from clients and dealing with their enquiries both face to face and over the telephone and also dealing with exchanges and completions.


Previous assistant or paralegal experience is essential for this role ideally gained within a busy property environment. Your experience must be in Residential Property law. It is further essential that you have the ability to work accurately and timely in order to progress matters efficiently and contemporaneously, assist and undertake various delegated tasks from your fee earners, and work predominantly and efficiently within a document management system.

Key Result Areas:

Providing excellent client service in line with departmental standards, procedures and guidelines.
Building effective relationships with clients both internally and externally.
Ability to work independently as well as with team members.
Ability to assist in generation of fees.
Deal with property matters from exchange to conclusion, maximising fees through efficiency.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Ability to meet KPI's including number and accuracy of clients and matters opened

Desirable Key Skills and Experiences:

Experience of working in a solicitor's practice in a similar administration role.
Fast and accurate typing with a minimum speed of 40 wpm.
Ability to input information quickly and accurately
Knowledge of Microsoft Office
Knowledge of Aim Evolution accounting package.
Knowledge of OMS document management

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