Main Duties & Responsibilities
The role is primarily to provide administration support within a small team in the residential department. The main duties and responsibilities of this role include but are not limited to the following:
Opening files on DPS and setting up paper files
Providing cover for telephone and email diverts
Scanning - including ID scanning for visitors
Seeing clients to take initial paperwork where required
Speaking with site offices and developer's solicitors where required
Speaking with clients on the telephone
Assisting with collating information for reports on report days
Dealing with incoming post/emails and faxes
Date stamping incoming post
Printing incoming post/emails and faxes and finding files
Preparing outgoing post
Applying for searches
Retrieving and filing away archive files
Maintaining the archive file spreadsheet
Selecting closed files for audit and making a record
Organising files ready for audit
Preparing audit records for manager
The successful candidate for this role will be educated to at least GCSE level and must have 1 years experience in the legal sector, ideally within a Residential Conveyancing department, although this is not essential.
A high level of organisation, administration and communication will be required for this role as the candidate will be supporting Senior Conveyancers within the department as well as having to meet their own administrative objectives.
This role requires an individual with attention to detail and the ability to work well and under pressure with minimal supervision.
Candidates should be self motivated and enthusiastic about their work and focused on their self development and the development of others within the team, ensuring contribution to the department is maximised.
This would suit a junior legal professional who is looking to develop themselves further and focus their career on the legal sector, particularly within the Residential Conveyancing sector. The role provides an excellent foot in the legal world and we provide a range of personal development opportunities for the right candidate.