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Location:
Salary:
competitive dep on exp
Job type:
Permanent
Job sector:
In House, Private Practice
Sector:
Residential Conveyancing
Experience:
Any or N/A
Contact:
Susan Elford

A Conveyancing Assistant / secretary is sought to join this regional law firm’s Sidmouth office for this full time position.

You will have previous legal and conveyancing experience and be confident managing a busy workload in a fast paced environment being able to use your own initiative.

You will be able to assist in the progression of a conveyancing transaction to include:

  • Exchanging contracts and dealing with completions;
  • Preparation of contracts, transfers, trust deeds and correspondence;
  • Dealing with completion statements;
  • Raising solicitors invoices;
  • Drawing up contracts;
  • Taking instructions from and liaising with clients;
  • Undertaking online searches and complete Land Registry and SDLT forms on line;
  • Provide secretarial assistance to residential conveyancing lawyers based in the Sidmouth office;
  • Participate in rotas for the purpose of reception/post/DX cover;
  • Deal with telephone calls in a confident manner providing clear, accurate and up to date information;
  • Produce documents using the firm’s case management software;

You will also demonstrate:

  • Good administrative skills with good attention to detail;
  • Good organisation skills;
  • Effective communication skills, both written and spoken;
  • Cope well under pressure with ability to work flexibly and cope with changing priorities;
  • a positive and proactive approach to work, anticipating and meeting the needs of the conveyancing department;
  • be receptive to receiving and acting on instructions given by immediate supervisor;
  • Be competent in using Word and other MS products (outlook and powerpoint).

You will be an integral member of the Sidmouth office and the firm offer a competitive salary and benefits for this permanent position.

A Conveyancing Assistant / secretary is sought to join this regional law firm’s Sidmouth office for this full time position.

You will have previous legal and conveyancing experience and be confident managing a busy workload in a fast paced environment being able to use your own initiative.

You will be able to assist in the progression of a conveyancing transaction to include:

  • Exchanging contracts and dealing with completions;
  • Preparation of contracts, transfers, trust deeds and correspondence;
  • Dealing with completion statements;
  • Raising solicitors invoices;
  • Drawing up contracts;
  • Taking instructions from and liaising with clients;
  • Undertaking online searches and complete Land Registry and SDLT forms on line;
  • Provide secretarial assistance to residential conveyancing lawyers based in the Sidmouth office;
  • Participate in rotas for the purpose of reception/post/DX cover;
  • Deal with telephone calls in a confident manner providing clear, accurate and up to date information;
  • Produce documents using the firm’s case management software;

You will also demonstrate:

  • Good administrative skills with good attention to detail;
  • Good organisation skills;
  • Effective communication skills, both written and spoken;
  • Cope well under pressure with ability to work flexibly and cope with changing priorities;
  • a positive and proactive approach to work, anticipating and meeting the needs of the conveyancing department;
  • be receptive to receiving and acting on instructions given by immediate supervisor;
  • Be competent in using Word and other MS products (outlook and powerpoint).

You will be an integral member of the Sidmouth office and the firm offer a competitive salary and benefits for this permanent position.

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