Legal Assistant, Morecambe

Working alongside the Residential Property team in Morecambe to support their varied caseload from instruction through to completion and registration.

Key responsibilities:

• Closing files and completing relevant searches
• Drafting sales contracts
• Liaising with clients
• Setting up completions and managing post completion matters
• Requesting redemption statements
• Commitment to offering their clients a high standard of service
• Maintain high standards in the processing of client work, both in respect of professional standards and client care

Specific requirements:
• At least 6 months experience assisting a fee earner with a high volume residential conveyancing caseload
• Experience of dealing with conveyancing clients and estate agents
• Ability to work as part of a team
• Strong communication and organisational skills and the ability to work under pressure
• Ability to work with minimal supervision, planning own workload in order to meet business requirements
• Legal Knowledge in particular of Conveyancing
• Knowledge and Experience of Land Registry Applications, Practices and Procedures
• Excellent listening and communication skills
• Self motivated, target driven and ambitious
• Time management skills and ability to work under pressure
• A high level of motivation and ability to motivate others
• Attention to detail to ensure that the work of the team is correct and identifying areas where further training is required
• Previous experience in a customer service role, preferably within a legal environment
• A flexible approach, being able to respond quickly to changes in work load and delegate work accordingly
• Strong team working skills and ability to lead the team, ensuring that each member understands their role and responsibilities
• As you’ll be working in a regulated environment, a high level of numeracy and computer literacy are also essential.
• Approachable and professional
• Ability to provide comprehensive training to team members, by explaining things clearly and concisely

Hours: 09.00am – 5.30pm – Monday to Friday, Full time
Salary: Competitive

Please apply for this role by sending a covering letter and CV to:
Closing date 16th November 2016.