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DATE ADDED: Fri 08/03/2019

Legal Assistant – Property

London, UK


SALARY: £24,000 pro rata

LAW Absolute are currently working with a law firm based in Mayfair who are seeking a Legal Assistant to join their Residential Property Department.  This is a fantastic position for an individual wanting progression and longevity within a supportive team.


Key Duties:

  • Deliver excellent customer service to clients and develop relationships with lawyers and secretaries within the department.
  • Responsible for amending, updating and scanning of documents in relation to particular projects.
  • Save documents to the document management system and liaise with the reprographics department where required.
  • Produce Excel spread sheets.
  • Take responsibility for submitting Land Registry applications including AP1’s and priority searches.
  • Drafting of SDLT returns.
  • Submit Certificates of Title.
  • Call Lenders to check bank details and ensure Certificate of Title received in time for drawdown.
  • Draft search requests and obtain quotes from searchflow for more complex matters.

The person:

  • Educated to GCSE standard
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft packages including Word and Excel
  • Ability to work as part of a team and unsupervised to meet the varied needs of the department
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure and flexibly when required
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to pick up new systems and procedures quickly
  • Organised manner with ability to prioritise workload
  • Some basic knowledge of residential work and their applications would be preferable
  • Proactivity and ability to take ownership of tasks with a "can-do" attitude
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills
  • Good administrative and organisational skills
  • Calm and efficient under pressure

In order to be considered for the role, it is essential that you have previous Property Legal Assistant experience. Please submit your updated CV to #removed#

Please note our advertisements use PQE/salary levels purely as a guide. However we are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil the role.

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