Legal Assistant

Commercial Property Legal Assistant in Guildford.

Your new company
A progressive and people-orientated Law firm with over 450 dedicated professionals including 70 Partners and 272 Lawyers who focus on delivering exceptional services for three groups of people: Individuals & Families, Entrepreneurial Businesses & Organisations and Personal Injury & Clinical Negligence.

Your new role
  • To administer files to include opening, closing, storage and retrieval in accordance with the firm’s management procedures
  • Print out and prepare pre completion bundles for client completion.
  • Assist with the preparation and collation of contract packs.
  • Filing and submitting stamp duty land tax returns, drafting and submitting Land Registry and Companies House applications.
  • Transcription, dealing with post completion matters and general support.
  • Handling exchange, pre and post completion documentation, paperwork and registrations
  • Drafting of letters, documents, and forms, to be checked by Lawyer/s
  • Printing of contracts and letters pertaining to the sale or purchase of a property
  • Scanning of signed contracts and other documents
  • Ensure that letters, telephone notes and file notes are accurately presented and formatted in a professional style and in line with company procedures
  • To prepare correspondence, documents and enclosures for despatch using digital dictation and the practice management system as applicable, at all time adhering to the laid down policies and procedures
  • To assist clients with updates/progress on their cases
  • Produce and mail out client invoices

What you'll need to succeed
  • Able to take Initiative
  • Flexible and able to take control
  • Remain calm under pressure
  • Communication and interpersonal skills
  • Accurate typing speed
  • Knowledge of legal terminology

What you'll get in return
The firm offers great benefits including 28 days annual leave, private medical insurance, income protection, life assurance and a generous pension scheme. For most of our roles we are also offering a hybrid or flexible way of working.

What you need to do now
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Job Type
Working Pattern
Company Secretary

Talk to a consultant

Talk to Joseph Ikiseh, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in Southampton
3rd Floor, Mountbatten House, Grosvenor Square

Telephone: 44 333 010 7027