Legal Assistant - Residential Conveyancing
Salary: Market Competitive
Our client is one of the well-established leading Legal enterprises serving businesses as well as individual clients.
Our client is seeking the services of a Residential Conveyancing-Legal Assistant for their office in Wokingham. The role will be working with and providing secretarial support to their Residential department. The successful candidate will ideally have worked in a similar role, but experienced administrators/secretaries looking to move into a legal position can also be considered.
- To provide administration support and services to the residential conveyancing team which then enables them to focus on serving their clients
- Support fee earners with daily administrative tasks, including typing correspondence and preparing documents
- Manage own workflow from dictation and prepare documents independently as required
- Demonstrate a high level of attention to detail and a quick and accurate typing speed
- Be comfortable acting as a point of contact for prospective and existing clients
- Providing assistance, up to and following completion.
- Updating clients throughout the process.
- Liaising with estate agents and other third parties.
- Assisting the property lawyers as required.
- Planning, prioritising and managing your working day.
- Embracing technology, change and advancement in the conveyancing industry.
Essential Skills & Requirements:
- Prior experience as a legal secretary/administrator/secretary
- A pro-active approach and a positive ‘can do’ attitude.
- Well-versed in Microsoft Office
- Demonstrate excellent communication skills with a clear respect for integrity and confidentiality
- Empathy for people from all walks of life and ability to explain complex concepts simply.
- The position offers a competitive salary
- Benefits package as well as ongoing career progression opportunities
Additional Resources are an Employment Business and an Employment Agency as defined within The Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Businesses Regulations 2003.