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Legal Assistant (Residential Conveyancing Transactional Support)

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Legal Assistant (Residential Conveyancing Transactional Support)

  • Location:

    Bridgend

  • Sector:

    Legal

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £20,319.00 per year (Rising to £22,308 in April)

  • Contact:

    St David Recruitment Services

  • Contact email:

    info@stdavid-recruitment.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    +442920797920

  • Job ref:

    PEM1286

  • Published:

    17 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2024-03-08

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Legal Assistant (Residential Conveyancing Transactional Support)
Location: Bridgend
Salary: £20,319.00 per year (Rising to £22,308 in April)
Permanent
Full Time - 8:30am – 5:00pm Monday to Friday (1 hour lunch)
Annual Leave: 23 days annual leave plus BH’s plus 1 day for birthday and 1 personal day
Start date: March 2024
PEM1286


Our client is looking for a Legal Assistant to join their team on a permanent basis in Bridgend

Essential
• A minimum of 1 years’ experience in a residential conveyancing team is essential.
• Friendly and helpful team player.
• Excellent customer service skills.
• Well organised with ability to prioritise workload.
• Ability to work accurately with a good attention to detail.
• Able to use Microsoft Office packages and good typing skills.
• Excellent listening and communication skills, both verbal and written.
• Familiar with dictation.
• Resilient and calm under pressure.
• Excellent keyboard and word processing skills.
• Possess high levels of speed and accuracy.

Responsibilities
• Day to day interaction with new clients and updating clients / agents / solicitors where necessary.
• Taking client instructions, checking ID, source of funds, gift deposits, etc.
• Preparing draft documents and issuing sales contracts.
• Requesting mortgage redemption figures.
• Ordering searches.
• Replying to sales enquiries on both freehold / leasehold properties.
• Drafting transfer deeds.
• Dealing with exchange of contracts on sales and purchases.
• Ordering mortgage advances, undertaking pre-completion searches.
• Setting up completions.
• Dealing with client enquiries and communicating with a variety of third parties.
• Adherence to AML, client care and compliance procedures.
• Providing full support to the conveyancing solicitors to enable them to operate efficiently.
• Preparing correspondence using our case management system.
• Administering filing systems which will include daily filing and the opening, closing, storage and retrieval of client files.
• Preparing mail and enclosures for dispatch.
• Any other reasonable duties and responsibilities as directed by your line manager or Director.

If this Legal Assistant position is of interest, please send your CV to us today.