Completions Legal Assistant

Job Description

Legal Assistant

(Completions)

Up to £28,000 depending on experience and qualifications.

Portsmouth, Hampshire

A fantastic opportunity for a Completions Legal Assistant to join an established and well-respected multi service law firm. The firm offer excellent support and the staff are the heart of the business.

Duties will include:

  • Assisting fee earners with a variety of…

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Legal Assistant

(Completions)

Up to £28,000 depending on experience and qualifications.

Portsmouth, Hampshire

A fantastic opportunity for a Completions Legal Assistant to join an established and well-respected multi service law firm. The firm offer excellent support and the staff are the heart of the business.

Duties will include:

  • Assisting fee earners with a variety of property matters
  • Some post-completion formalities including Registration, Land Registry Forms and AP1s
  • Completing SDLT returns and other online form filing
  • Using the Land Registry portal to obtain title and carry out necessary Land Registry searches
  • Assisting with drafting the relevant legal documentation to include Contracts and Transfers
  • Preparing Completion Statements and Invoices
  • Drafting and submitting applications for First Registration of Title
  • Archiving files and scheduling deeds.
  • Prepare CHAPS and BACS forms
  • Audio typing using a dictation system
  • Assisting the property department generally

Desired skills:

  • Legal experience within commercial or residential property essential
  • Display a positive attitude and be flexible
  • Have strong communication skills
  • Knowledge of using case management systems
  • Ability to use initiative and to work as part of a busy team
  • Demonstrate a willingness to learn
  • Fast and accurate typing skills

A competitive salary and great employee benefits is on offer for the successful candidate.

Job Description

Legal Assistant

(Completions)

Up to £28,000 depending on experience and qualifications.

Portsmouth, Hampshire

A fantastic opportunity for a Completions Legal Assistant to join an established and well-respected multi service law firm. The firm offer excellent support and the staff are the heart of the business.

Duties will include:

  • Assisting fee earners with a variety of property matters
  • Some post-completion formalities including Registration, Land Registry Forms and AP1s
  • Completing SDLT returns and other online form filing
  • Using the Land Registry portal to obtain title and carry out necessary Land Registry searches
  • Assisting with drafting the relevant legal documentation to include Contracts and Transfers
  • Preparing Completion Statements and Invoices
  • Drafting and submitting applications for First Registration of Title
  • Archiving files and scheduling deeds.
  • Prepare CHAPS and BACS forms
  • Audio typing using a dictation system
  • Assisting the property department generally

Desired skills:

  • Legal experience within commercial or residential property essential
  • Display a positive attitude and be flexible
  • Have strong communication skills
  • Knowledge of using case management systems
  • Ability to use initiative and to work as part of a busy team
  • Demonstrate a willingness to learn
  • Fast and accurate typing skills

A competitive salary and great employee benefits is on offer for the successful candidate.

Job Summary

Location: Portsmouth
Salary: £23000 - £28000 Per Annum
Contract Type: Permanent
Sector: Law
Division: Legal Support
Date: 5th February 2021

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Job Summary

Location: Portsmouth
Salary: £23000 - £28000 Per Annum
Contract Type: Permanent
Sector: Law
Division: Legal Support
5th February 2021

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