Conveyancing Assistant

Recruiter
Anonymous
Location
Bath
Salary
Competitive
Posted
31 Oct 2019
Closes
28 Nov 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Conveyancing Assistant

About the Role

Our leading Residential Property, Farms & Estates department in Bath are looking to recruit a Conveyancing Assistant to join their successful and friendly team.

As a Conveyancing Assistant you will provide efficient and administrative support to the wider team and potentially develop further fee earning responsibilities as your role develops.

Main Responsibilities include:

* Manage an administrative workload under the guidance of a fee earner

* Provide administrative support to fee earners including file-opening, telephone management, filing/ archiving, photocopying, email management, online portal management and dealing with post

* Draft documents and bills, under supervision, using appropriate precedents and templates to accurately reflect fee earner instructions

* Undertake basic legal processes, under supervision, such as obtaining relevant documentation, completing relevant forms and processing monies. Manage the post-completion process.

* Build relationships with fee earners and clients through hard work and excellent levels of responsiveness to requests

* Provide administrative support for business development and marketing activities including booking facilities and refreshments, booking specialist, preparing presentation materials and associated marketing documentation

* Attend RWK BD events where appropriate to provide support including greeting attendees, registering attendees and providing refreshment

* Learn firm policies and business processes, ensuring compliance particularly with regards to confidentiality, security, data protection and file retention and destruction requirement

About You

Knowledge:

* Legal qualifications (LLB or cILEX) are desirable

* Minimum of 5 GCSEs A-C (Including English and Maths)

Skills:

* Previous experience within an administrative role

* Previous experience within a legal environment is desirable

* Excellent organisation capability with the ability to effectively prioritise

* Client service focused

Behaviours:

Positive Attitude to Work- Approaches work with positivity and energy and thrives in a busy environment.

Effective Communicator- Clearly conveys information and ideas through the relevant media. Speaks in Plain English.

Self Aware- Recognises personal strengths and weaknesses and uses that knowledge to interact positively with others. Maintains a professional impression.

Team Player- Actively participates as a member of a team. Develops and maintains relationships with others.

Resilient- Functions effectively under pressure and handles difficult circumstances in a manner that is acceptable to others and Withy King.

Open to Change- Receptive to new ways of working with the ability to be flexible in approaching tasks and problems.

About Us

We are a progressive UK Top 100 law firm known for our commercial, private client, clinical negligence and personal injury work. We were the winner of the Managing Partners' Forum 'Best Managed Firm' award for 2019.

Our firm has 520 people with offices in Bath, Oxford, London, Swindon and Marlborough.

At Royds Withy King, people come first. Our brand is built around being 'Ahead of the Curve'. By this we mean always trying to put ourselves in our clients' shoes, looking ahead to the future, anticipating their needs and coming up with solutions.

We also pride ourselves on providing a brilliant place to work. We recognise that investing in our people and their career is the only way we can succeed in achieving what is best for our clients. Our friendly, accessible and supportive culture is incredibly important to us and we are continually looking at new ways to nurture and enhance it. Our people tell us that this is a firm with a flat structure, where everyone has a voice and everyone's opinions matter

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