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Conveyancing Assistant

  • Job reference: EC0502CONVEYSECROCH
  • Location: Rochdale, Greater Manchester
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Area of Expertise: Non-Qualified, Support Staff
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Job description: LEGAL SECRETARY

Location: Rochdale
Job Type: Permanent
Area of expertise: Conveyancing
Salary: £17,000+

This is a fantastic opportunity to work within an established and growing firm based in the North West. The Firm is a forward-looking organisation with a reputation for quality legal services. The Firm is a people business and their reputation relies heavily on the expertise, motivation and engagement of its people. The Firm offers excellent training and progression with a high quality of work. You will be working with one of the Firm's Partners in the conveyancing department to provide secretarial and fee earning support.

Responsibilities:
*Produce accurate correspondence and legal documentation via audio and copy typing in accordance with the Firm's guidelines including legal forms, documents and letters.
*Make proper use of contract packs
*Complete SDLT and TR1 forms
*Conduct pre-contract and closure searches at the Land Registry
*Liaise with clients
*Conduct a certain amount of fee earning in relation to conveyancing
*Respond to telephone enquiries and manage fee earner diaries and transport and accommodation using Microsoft Outlook.
*Adherence to good administration including filing, production of bills, producing legal bundles and presentations, marketing and business development.
*Develop relationships with clients and their support staff.
*Support and offer guidance to other team members.
*Review efficiency of procedures and suggest improvements.
Requirements:
*At least 3 years' experience in residential conveyancing
*Experience and knowledge of residential conveyancing essential.
*Proactive and enthusiastic.
*Client-focused and solution-orientated.
*Strong organisational skills and ability to prioritise.
*Team player
*Ability to use different case management systems and learn unfamiliar ones quickly.

Should you wish to discuss this role before applying, please contact Emma Clapham on 01772 208969 or email emma.clapham@servicecare.org.uk

*The benefits of working through Service Care Legal;
*Exceptional referral bonuses
*Specialist legal recruitment consultants offering single point of contact
*Frequent notifications for upcoming opportunities via text and email
*Nationwide provider of legal staff to Private Sector and Public Sector organisations

*Service Care Legal is a specialist recruitment agency supplying temporary and permanent professionals to Private Practices, Local Authorities and In-house Legal Departments nationwide. We have in-depth experience of recruiting at all levels within the legal industry and consultants who specialise in specific markets to ensure you have a dedicated point of contact who's an expert in your area.

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