Legal Assistant

Posted 30 January by Charterhouse Recruitment Ltd

LEGAL ASSISTANT

THE COMPANY...

Working for a large and successful Law Firm who are constantly expanding and have a number of sites. This is an exciting time to join and be a part of their progression for their Haxby office.

YOUR NEW JOB...

This role is a maternity contract and will be for a period of 12 months. Conveyancing experience is also essential.

General

• Open files - Make initial calls to clients prior to file opening to obtain any missing information required
• Process questionnaires from clients - enter data onto system and contact clients for any missing information
• Deal with payment in of disbursement cheques
• Ensure that requests for wills, financial services or surveyor recommendations are brought to the attention of the Fee Earners

Purchases

• Carry out initial searches and download results
• Send out report on mortgage with mortgage deed for signature
• Exchange contracts
• Deal with all post exchange formalities
• Prepare files for completion
• Deal with completion formalities
• Complete post completion registration or prepare file to pass to post completions assistant

Sales

• Prepare contract pack
• Write to lender for initial redemption figure
• Send out contracts to clients for signature prior to exchange
• Where appropriate to experience and matter type take clients instructions and reply to enquiries
• Exchange contracts
• Deal with all post exchange formalities
• Prepare files for completion
• Deal with completion formalities
• Prepare file for closure as soon as possible after completion

General

• To make appropriate recommendations for service improvement.
• To attend department at meetings, as required.
• To undertake any other appropriate duties as may be required.
• To attend training/refresher courses as required by the Department Head

To apply for this role we are looking for somebody who has great typing ability, preferably somebody who has audio typing experience.

WHATS ON OFFER…

Working Hours - Monday to Friday 9am - 5.30pm
Salary - up to 20k
Good benefits package!!!

If you are able to demonstrate the above, have the correct skills and would like to apply please send your CV.

Due to the volume of applications we receive if you have not heard from the managing consultant within 1 week please assume you have not been short listed.

Charterhouse Recruitment is committed to a policy of equal opportunities in relation to job applications. A copy of our Diversity Policy is available upon request.

Charterhouse Recruitment Ltd is acting in the capacity of an Employment Agency for permanent appointments and an Employment Business for temporary assignments

Reference: 33773754

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