Graduate / Trainee - Legal Assistant - Excellent Career option

Posted on Dec 15, 2018 by BKM Consultants

Northampton, Northamptonshire United Kingdom
Admin & Secretarial
Immediate Start
£17.2k - £17.2k Annual
Full-Time
Role - Trainee Conveyancers / Legal Assistants Location - Blisworth, Northampton Salary - £17200 Plus Excellent benefits Our Client is the No.1 in England & Wales in terms of conveyancing matters by volume and so offer excellent career opportunities. Their Head office is at the edge of Leicester, with other growing offices outside Northampton and also in central Manchester and Newcastle. They dominate the Remortgage / Sale & Purchase / Lender / Panel and New Build market and so with such solid business behind them, they offer unmatched job security, training and development JOB SUMMARY - You will be working within a high- vo lu me resid en ti a l co nvey a n c in g e nvironment and shoul d be able t o : - Ca rry ou t general administrative duties to a high st anda rd; - Commun i ca t e with c li en ts and third pa rties in a p r o fes siona l manner; - Pro vi de good cu st om er service CURRENT EXPERIENCE: You will have experience working in a busy office environment - in Legal; Customer Service; Call Centre or similar and will be now seeking to use the skills & experience to move into a long term Legal career DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: Attaching legal correspondence to files electronically; Dealing with legal enquiries; Proactively chasing third parties; and Chasing sale memorandum's, landlords details, initial payments for searches, obtaining copies of client identification; Obtaining redemption statements; Confirming instructions. Manage a small caseload of simple freehold transactions (circa 40) under direct supervision of the Team Leader/Conveyancing Manager, until such time as your manager deems it appropriate to increase your portfolio of cases. Core hours are Mon-Fri from 9am - 5pm, however shifts outside of these hours such as 10am -6pm, 11am - 7pm & 12am - 8pm may be required from time to time. COMMUNICATION SKILLS - You will be able to l iaise with clients, recommenders, conveyancers, agents and third parties. This will include communication in person, in writing, or by telephone. ATTITUDE: Shows willingness to learn however recognises limits of ability and when to seek advice. Self-motivated, results-oriented with a positive outlook. Remain calm under pressure and easily adapts to change. Reliable, tolerant, and determined. Empathic communicator with tact and diplomacy. Understands dynamics of working within a team. Enthusiastic and committed. Approachable, well presented and professional. SKILLS: Proficient written and oral communication skills. The ability to organise, prioritise and manage your time. The ability to deal with people from all backgrounds. Accuracy and attention to detail. Proficient mathematical skills.

Reference: 597344672

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