Assertive Solutions

Legal Assistant – Commercial Property

  • Reference: RG421
  • Salary: £25,000.00 per annum
  • Type: Permanent, full-time

We are supporting our client with the recruitment of an experienced Legal Assistant to support across commercial property post completion matters.   This is a great opportunity for a driven individual to join a professional and forward thinking firm who really look after their staff! 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Administrative Tasks include:
(a) File management and administration including file opening, filing, scanning, and
correspondence, diary management, fulfilling Anti-Money Laundering requirements, data entry
and managing workflow on the plot administration system.
(b) Administration associated with closing and archiving of matters on the firm data entry system
including where required undertaking billing and debt and disbursement recovery.
(c) Photocopying, compiling/binding documents, typing, dealing with work created by our
outsourced typing and document producer, taking and making telephone calls, carrying out AntiMoney
Laundering searches and any other administrative task which may be required by your
team or the firm from time to time.
(d) Subject to your capabilities and skill set, you may be required to carry out duties normally
undertaken by other staff members, and cover for holiday/sickness absences.
(e) You may be required to assist in covering reception for holiday/sickness absences.

2. Legal Tasks include:
(a) Support to Fee Earners where required within the Department in conducting property searches,
Land Registry searches and Companies House searches, attendance to registrations of
paperwork at the Land Registry and Companies House.
(b) Dealing with post-completion matters including chasing paperwork, sending out correspondence
and all client completion paperwork as may be required.

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
In addition to having an aptitude and proficiency for IT and systems administration, you will be expected to
have experience in using Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel.

KEY ATTRIBUTES
The right candidate should have:
 a strong attention to detail
 the ability to work well under pressure
 excellent written and verbal communication skills
 be well organised

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