Residential Conveyancing Legal Assistant  

Job Description

Residential Conveyancing Legal Assistant
Southampton, Hampshire
Up to £21,000 DOE

Well established law firm with offices across Hampshire are seeking a Legal Assistant to work within their busy Residential Conveyancing Department.

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





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Residential Conveyancing Legal Assistant
Southampton, Hampshire
Up to £21,000 DOE

Well established law firm with offices across Hampshire are seeking a Legal Assistant to work within their busy Residential Conveyancing Department.

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

Duties include:

  • Providing full secretarial support including using a digital dictation system to produce correspondence and other documentation related to property transactions
  • Diary management : arranging meetings and travel
  • Maintenance of comprehensive and accurate client admin files.
  • Assistance in general team administration including meeting and greeting clients, taking calls and directing accordingly
  • Audio typing from dictation when needed
  • Preparing & sending quotations
  • Undertaking online Land Registry searches and responding to enquiries on behalf of lawyers
  • Preparing completion statements and invoices
  • Managing post completions procedures including SDLT returns and title registrations
  • Open, closing and archiving files


Desired skills and experience:

  • Legal Secretary/Assistant experience with at least 1 year of solid property expertise
  • 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

Residential Conveyancing Legal Assistant
Southampton, Hampshire
Up to £21,000 DOE

Well established law firm with offices across Hampshire are seeking a Legal Assistant to work within their busy Residential Conveyancing Department.

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

Duties include:

  • Providing full secretarial support including using a digital dictation system to produce correspondence and other documentation related to property transactions
  • Diary management : arranging meetings and travel
  • Maintenance of comprehensive and accurate client admin files.
  • Assistance in general team administration including meeting and greeting clients, taking calls and directing accordingly
  • Audio typing from dictation when needed
  • Preparing & sending quotations
  • Undertaking online Land Registry searches and responding to enquiries on behalf of lawyers
  • Preparing completion statements and invoices
  • Managing post completions procedures including SDLT returns and title registrations
  • Open, closing and archiving files


Desired skills and experience:

  • Legal Secretary/Assistant experience with at least 1 year of solid property expertise
  • 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: Southampton
Salary: £19000 - £21000 Per Annum
Contract Type: Permanent
Sector: Law
Division: Legal Support
Date: 17th March 2020

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Job Summary

Location: Southampton
Salary: £19000 - £21000 Per Annum
Contract Type: Permanent
Sector: Law
Division: Legal Support
17th March 2020

Apply now

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