Residential Conveyancing Legal Assistant/ Paralegal

Job Description

Residential Conveyancing Legal Assistant / Paralegal

Littlehampton, West Sussex

Office based – Full time but part time would be considered

Salary is based on experience

This well-established and reputable firm based in Littlehampton are looking for an experienced Legal Assistant or Paralegal to join their busy team.

The ideal candidate will have…

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Residential Conveyancing Legal Assistant / Paralegal

Littlehampton, West Sussex

Office based – Full time but part time would be considered

Salary is based on experience

This well-established and reputable firm based in Littlehampton are looking for an experienced Legal Assistant or Paralegal to join their busy team.

The ideal candidate will have a good understanding with Residential Property matters and are keen to progress with their legal career.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assisting fee earners with residential property matters to include freehold and leasehold sales and purchases, shared equity/shared ownership, new homes and part exchange.
  • Prepare correspondence and documents to include audio typing using digital dictation.
  • PA duties including diary management.
  • As appropriate, running a small caseload of matters independently.
  • Working directly with clients and partners to ensure a seamless service.
  • Assisting with post exchange aspects of purchase and sale transactions and seeing them through to completion.
  • Assisting with all aspects of post completion matters including title registration and SDLT (Stamp Duty Land Tax) returns.

Skills and Experience

  • The candidate should have an understanding in assisting/handling residential conveyancing matters with at least 1-2 years + experience of working in a property department in a law firm.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills with some previous experience of drafting and effective management of client expectations.
  • Capable of taking direction from senior members of the team and implementing appropriately.
  • Willingness to get involved and act as a team player on client matters and provide general departmental support.
  • Advanced IT skills using a case management system with a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office and Outlook.
  • Great speed typing skills.
  • Excellent file management skills and able to work efficiently under pressure.
  • Self-motivated, enthusiastic and reliable; capable of meeting financial targets.
  • A personable and confident manner.
  • An organised and accurate approach to work, with effective prioritising skills.

Job Description

Residential Conveyancing Legal Assistant / Paralegal

Littlehampton, West Sussex

Office based – Full time but part time would be considered

Salary is based on experience

This well-established and reputable firm based in Littlehampton are looking for an experienced Legal Assistant or Paralegal to join their busy team.

The ideal candidate will have a good understanding with Residential Property matters and are keen to progress with their legal career.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assisting fee earners with residential property matters to include freehold and leasehold sales and purchases, shared equity/shared ownership, new homes and part exchange.
  • Prepare correspondence and documents to include audio typing using digital dictation.
  • PA duties including diary management.
  • As appropriate, running a small caseload of matters independently.
  • Working directly with clients and partners to ensure a seamless service.
  • Assisting with post exchange aspects of purchase and sale transactions and seeing them through to completion.
  • Assisting with all aspects of post completion matters including title registration and SDLT (Stamp Duty Land Tax) returns.

Skills and Experience

  • The candidate should have an understanding in assisting/handling residential conveyancing matters with at least 1-2 years + experience of working in a property department in a law firm.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills with some previous experience of drafting and effective management of client expectations.
  • Capable of taking direction from senior members of the team and implementing appropriately.
  • Willingness to get involved and act as a team player on client matters and provide general departmental support.
  • Advanced IT skills using a case management system with a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office and Outlook.
  • Great speed typing skills.
  • Excellent file management skills and able to work efficiently under pressure.
  • Self-motivated, enthusiastic and reliable; capable of meeting financial targets.
  • A personable and confident manner.
  • An organised and accurate approach to work, with effective prioritising skills.

Job Summary

Location: Littlehampton
Contract Type: Permanent
Sector: Law
Division: Paralegal
Date: 9th June 2022

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Job Summary

Location: Littlehampton
Contract Type: Permanent
Sector: Law
Division: Paralegal
9th June 2022

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