Legal Assistant

Horsham, West Sussex, RH12
£18,000 per annum
03 Jan 2018
25 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Are you looking at a career move and interested in joining a stand-out friendly high street practice to work directly with a specialist property solicitor, where you can gain a wealth of knowledge and experience and eventually progress to a fee earning position yourself? The Firm This law firm is a stand-out friendly high street practice with a network of offices which gives them good exposure to their clients, the offices are situated for exactly that, to be close to the client, this in turn means they have a good influx of work and the variety of work is broad and interesting. The firm employs 7 fee earners and there are also a number of support staff, of which you would be one of, that help aid the fee earners in their duties. The firm is seeking an experienced Legal Assistant in Conveyancing to join their flourishing Horsham, West Sussex office. The Role You will work as part of the Residential Conveyancing team and work directly with a successful specialist property solicitor, as such you will work closely in a tight-knit team. The fee earner that you would be supporting also already has secretarial support. This firm invest heavily in their staff, there is room to grow in this role and with more experience comes greater responsibility and pay. Your duties (among others) will include: Liaising with clients, estate agents, mortgage lenders and the Land Registry Drafting contracts Diary management for the Specialist Property Solicitor Dealing with routine correspondence and queries from the client and 3rd parties Preparing and overseeing completions, under the supervision of the Solicitor Registration and post registration formalities They are looking for a candidate who has: At least 1-year experience of conveyancing work in the legal sector. An ability to work pursuant to strict instructions, but also an ability to show initiative. An ability to work both as part of a team and also on your own. Be a good verbal and written communicator. Experience using search providers such as HMRC Portal and the Land Registry is highly desirable. Ability to learn new systems especially case management and digital recording systems. This is an excellent opportunity for a Legal Assistant to join the Conveyancing department of this successful High Street firm in Horsham, West Sussex office.e. Apply now for immediate consideration.

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