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Legal Assistant

  • Location:

    Vale of Glamorgan

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £20000 to £22000

  • Contact email:

    info@stdavid-recruitment.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    02920 797920

  • Job ref:

    ST7281

  • Published:

    29 days ago

  • Duration:

    Permanent

  • Expiry date:

    2021-04-16

​We are currently recruiting for a Legal Assistant to join our client in Cowbridge. . The successful candidate will provide direct support in a very busy Conveyancing department.

Duties will include:-

  • To provide legal assistance to Property Solicitors and clients.

  • Preparing quotes, liaising with potential clients and assisting with queries, through to successful instruction.

  • Dealing with the Land Registry, Mortgage Lenders and other relevant parties

  • To assist the Property Solicitors in the management of their caseload by undertaking legal procedures as supervised by the Solicitor.

  • To assist the team with file related queries ensuring client service levels and client standards are always adhered to.

  • To ensure that clients are dealt with efficiently and politely and that appropriate legal matters are raised with the Solicitor.

  • To attend to clients, taking instructions, and conducting letter and telephone enquiries as necessary.

  • Making applications to Land Registry.

  • Updating the case management system/

  • Requesting appropriate searches

  • Preparing files and closing and archiving.

What are we looking for?

  • A Legal Assistant with 2 years + experience in Property

  • The ability to work under pressure and enjoy being part of a fast paced and busy team

  • Computer literacy and use of a Case Management system

  • Use of initiative

  • Excellent telephone manner