Conveyancing & New Build Legal Assistant OR Legal Secretary

Job Description

Conveyancing and New Build Legal Assistant OR Legal Secretary

Guildford, Surrey

Highly accredited, multiple office law firm are seeking a Legal Assistant or Legal Secretary to work within their successful New Homes department.

This role will be to assist Fee Earners in their day to day work by providing support and…





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Conveyancing and New Build Legal Assistant OR Legal Secretary

Guildford, Surrey

Highly accredited, multiple office law firm are seeking a Legal Assistant or Legal Secretary to work within their successful New Homes department.

This role will be to assist Fee Earners in their day to day work by providing support and an efficient, hands on administrative service.

Providing assistance to the Senior Residential Property Solicitors on a mixed caseload of property files including using a case management system to produce correspondence and other documentation related to property transactions.

Areas of focus will include working on behalf of the developers and individual clients on a variety of projects to which include mixed use developments, help-to-buy government backed schemes, administration of management companies and plot sales.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assisting fee earners with property matters.
  • File opening, closing and archiving
  • Working directly with clients and partners to ensure a seamless service.
  • Drafting and submitting Land Registry returns.
  • Responding to Requisitions raised by the Land Registry.
  • Drafting notices and letters.
  • Drafting Contracts and Transfer Deeds.
  • Ordering property searches.
  • Send title documents to lenders and clients.
  • Assisting with Post Exchange aspects of purchase and sale transactions and seeing them through to completion.


Desired Skills and Experience

  • Legal Assistant/secretary experience within a property department
  • Strong and efficient secretarial and admin skills.
  • High level of attention to detail.
  • Fast, accurate typing ability, ideally using digital audio systems.
  • Experience of using case management system desirable but not essential.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Very well organised.
  • Friendly & professional attitude.
  • IT literate : Microsoft Word / Excel / Outlook / Digital Audio software / Case Management.

Job Description

Conveyancing and New Build Legal Assistant OR Legal Secretary

Guildford, Surrey

Highly accredited, multiple office law firm are seeking a Legal Assistant or Legal Secretary to work within their successful New Homes department.

This role will be to assist Fee Earners in their day to day work by providing support and an efficient, hands on administrative service.

Providing assistance to the Senior Residential Property Solicitors on a mixed caseload of property files including using a case management system to produce correspondence and other documentation related to property transactions.

Areas of focus will include working on behalf of the developers and individual clients on a variety of projects to which include mixed use developments, help-to-buy government backed schemes, administration of management companies and plot sales.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assisting fee earners with property matters.
  • File opening, closing and archiving
  • Working directly with clients and partners to ensure a seamless service.
  • Drafting and submitting Land Registry returns.
  • Responding to Requisitions raised by the Land Registry.
  • Drafting notices and letters.
  • Drafting Contracts and Transfer Deeds.
  • Ordering property searches.
  • Send title documents to lenders and clients.
  • Assisting with Post Exchange aspects of purchase and sale transactions and seeing them through to completion.


Desired Skills and Experience

  • Legal Assistant/secretary experience within a property department
  • Strong and efficient secretarial and admin skills.
  • High level of attention to detail.
  • Fast, accurate typing ability, ideally using digital audio systems.
  • Experience of using case management system desirable but not essential.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Very well organised.
  • Friendly & professional attitude.
  • IT literate : Microsoft Word / Excel / Outlook / Digital Audio software / Case Management.

Job Summary

Location: Guildford
Contract Type: Permanent
Sector: Law
Division: Legal Support
Date: 13th November 2019

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Job Summary

Location: Guildford
Contract Type: Permanent
Sector: Law
Division: Legal Support
13th November 2019

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