Legal Assistant |
Permanent

£25,000 - £27,000 | Gerrards Cross

Ref:15135 |

We are recruiting for an experienced Legal Assistant for this well established and successful legal firm who provide a range of services to corporate and private clients. As a Legal Assistant you will be working in the Commercial Property department providing administrative and secretarial support to this busy team.

As a Legal Assistant your role will be to provide an effective administrative support function to the fee earning team.

Day to day duties will include:

Carrying out appropriate searches, download documents from relevant authorities (Land Registry) preparing Land Registry application forms, SDLT returns

Preparing initial draft documentation, reports and drafting letters

Preparing and handling completion of transactions including the preparation of completion statements

Controlling matters administration, ensuring a high standard of file management administration, time recording and accounting

Assisting with the collection of outstanding costs and disbursements from clients

Performing money laundering and identification checks ensuring up to date and filed appropriately at all times

Setting up and maintaining documentation using Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Oyez, keeping all paper based records updated and filed at all times

Maintain Lawyers' diaries, arranging appointments and confirming in writing

Typing of correspondence, reports etc. for fee earners, (copy and audio)

This is a busy role within a busy team, we are looking for candidates who have Property Law administration experience (Commercial Property experience would be a distinct advantage), team players, who are happy to assist other members of the team when required, strong typing skills (copy and audio experience) , a relevant legal qualification would also be advantageous.

Hours of Work - 9am - 5:30pm, excellent benefits including, 23 days holiday, pension scheme 5% employer contribution, childcare vouchers, subsidised car parking.

Contact below for more details about this job.

Consultant

Jo Appleton

jo.appleton@peach.co.uk

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