Legal Assistant : Property

Job Description

Legal Assistant : Property

An exciting opportunity has become available within a modern law firm based in Hertfordshire, for a Legal Assistant with experience and passion for property law.

You will provide legal and administrative assistance to the solicitors in the property team, and progressing client files.

Duties include:

  • Progressing the matter…

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Legal Assistant : Property

An exciting opportunity has become available within a modern law firm based in Hertfordshire, for a Legal Assistant with experience and passion for property law.

You will provide legal and administrative assistance to the solicitors in the property team, and progressing client files.

Duties include:

  • Progressing the matter file under the solicitor`s instructions.
  • Assist the Solicitor to bill matters promptly and accurately
  • Preparing contract, leases and licence documents
  • Ordering documents from the HM Land Registry
  • Ordering searches on lease/purchase matters
  • Requesting funds from clients and their lenders
  • Assisting in the completion of matters
  • Completing Stamp Duty Land Tax Returns and Land Registry applications
  • Scheduling of Deeds

Desired Skills & attributes:

  • Knowledge, experience and passion for Property law and practices.
  • Educated to degree level
  • Experience of working within a Property Department of a Law Firm/local government or relevant legal qualifications would be preferred.
  • Computer literacy in relevant software packages.
  • Ability to work calmly under pressure and with a demanding work load.
  • Initiative.
  • Ability to follow instructions given.
  • Good time keeping.
  • Professional appearance

Job Description

Legal Assistant : Property

An exciting opportunity has become available within a modern law firm based in Hertfordshire, for a Legal Assistant with experience and passion for property law.

You will provide legal and administrative assistance to the solicitors in the property team, and progressing client files.

Duties include:

  • Progressing the matter file under the solicitor`s instructions.
  • Assist the Solicitor to bill matters promptly and accurately
  • Preparing contract, leases and licence documents
  • Ordering documents from the HM Land Registry
  • Ordering searches on lease/purchase matters
  • Requesting funds from clients and their lenders
  • Assisting in the completion of matters
  • Completing Stamp Duty Land Tax Returns and Land Registry applications
  • Scheduling of Deeds

Desired Skills & attributes:

  • Knowledge, experience and passion for Property law and practices.
  • Educated to degree level
  • Experience of working within a Property Department of a Law Firm/local government or relevant legal qualifications would be preferred.
  • Computer literacy in relevant software packages.
  • Ability to work calmly under pressure and with a demanding work load.
  • Initiative.
  • Ability to follow instructions given.
  • Good time keeping.
  • Professional appearance

Job Summary

Location: St Albans
Contract Type: Permanent
Sector: Law
Division: Legal Support
Date: 6th February 2019

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Job Summary

Location: St Albans
Contract Type: Permanent
Sector: Law
Division: Legal Support
6th February 2019

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