Legal Assistant, Conveyancing, Birkenhead

You will help guide our clients through the end to end conveyancing process and will work on a variety of residential conveyancing cases covering freehold and leasehold properties, sales, purchases, right to buy, transfers of equity and re-mortgages. Although part of a larger conveyancing department you will work within a small team, supporting a Senior Legal Assistant and one of our highly experienced property lawyers.

Key responsibilities:

  • Providing legal assistance and administration support to your team and the wider department.
  • Keeping clients updated at all times and liaising with third parties, answering any queries.
  • Preparing new files and dealing with initial documentation.
  • Drafting contracts on the sale of property.
  • Requesting redemption statements.
  • Requesting contract packs on the purchase of property.
  • Submitting property searches on purchase of property.
  • Reporting to clients on search results and keeping them updated throughout the process.
  • Reporting on mortgage offers.
  • Recording all updates on the case management system.

What we’re looking for:

  • Residential conveyancing experience preferred although full training will be given.
  • Able to work within a fast paced, team environment, effectively managing priorities to meet client deadlines.
  • Strong customer service skills.
  • Desire to learn.
  • Accuracy and attention to detail.
  • IT literate.

What we offer:

A supportive yet autonomous working environment where you’ll be encouraged to innovate and develop, along with many benefits:

  • 23 days annual leave plus Bank Holidays including Christmas Eve and your birthday off.
  • Discretionary bonus scheme.
  • Friendly and sociable team and regular company wide social and charity events.
  • Discounted legal services and discounted gym membership.
  • Regular reviews, ongoing personal development and a great work / life balance.
  • Auto enrolment pension scheme.
  • Values based recognition and reward scheme.
  • Dress for your day.
  • ‘Early dart’ Fridays.
  • Long service awards.

To apply please email [email protected]