LEGAL ASSISTANT/SECRETARY - RESIDENTIAL CONVEYANCING

JOB TITLE: LEGAL ASSISTANT OR SECRETARY - RESIDENTIAL CONVEYANCING

SALARY: £18,000 - £21,000 depending on experience

LOCATION: Blackburn

HOURS OF EMPLOYMENT: 9am - 5pm Monday to Friday - 3 days a week + excellent benefits

Do you commute to work from a distance and now looking to work closer to home? Are you an experienced Conveyancing Legal Assistant or Secretary looking to join a leading law firm? If so, a great opportunity has arisen for an experienced self-motivated Conveyancing Legal Assistant/Secretary for a forward thinking Law Firm based in Blackburn.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES FOR A LEGAL ASSISTANT/LEGAL SECRETARY:

  • Working closely with property lawyers handling sales, purchases, transfers of equity and re-mortgages
  • This is a proactive role which involves moving property transactions forwards and being able to communicate confidently and professionally with all of the parties involved in a conveyancing transaction.
  • Liaising with and updating clients, estate agents, mortgage lenders and lawyers in order to actively progress transactions
  • Dealing with exchanges and completions
  • Dealing with post completion matters
  • Deal with a range of administrative tasks
  • Assist in the day to day progression of files
  • Extensive client liaison and other professionals
  • A high level of organisation and initiative
  • Ability to work on multiple matters
  • General administration

PERSON SPECIFICATION:

  • You will be a committed team player with excellent communication and organisation skills
  • You adopt a detail-orientated approach to your work and have the ability to work under pressure
  • At least 12 months solid experience gained within a reputable property team as a legal assistant or legal secretary
  • You will have experience of working with a case management system
  • Good working knowledge of the conveyancing process
  • Knowledge of Land Registry requirements
  • Use of initiative
  • Excellent telephone manner
  • Effective time management skills

CAN COMMUTE FROM - PRESTON, LANCASHIRE, BAMBER BRIDGE, LEYLAND, KIRKHAM, BLACKBURN, BLACKPOOL, SOUTHPORT, CHORLEY, WIGAN, MERSEYSIDE

KEYWORDS: LEGAL ASSISTANT, LEGAL SECRETARY, LEGAL EXECUTIVES, CONVEYANCING, PROPERTY, RESIDENTIAL CONVEYANCING, PROBATE, WILLS, ESTATE PLANNING,

Required skills

  • Conveyancing
  • Legal
  • Residential Conveyancing
  • Legal Assistant
  • Legal Secetary

Application questions

Are you currently a Conveyancing Legal Secretary or a Legal Assistant?
Can you get to Blackburn?

Reference: 34838265

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