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Legal Assistant (Residential Conveyancing Transactional Support)

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Legal Assistant (Residential Conveyancing Transactional Support)

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    £22,308 per anum

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    St David Recruitment Services

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Legal Assistant (Residential Conveyancing Transactional Support)
Location: Bridgend
Salary: £22,308 per annum
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  

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

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.

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.