Sheffield, South Yorkshire
6 months ago
My client, an award winning Legal 500 practice are looking for an experienced Legal Assistant to join their growing Residential Property team based at their Sheffield office. This is a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious candidate to develop their career in a growing firm with genuine long term opportunities for development.
The firm's busy Residential Property department specialises in numerous transactions including: sales and purchases, transfer of equity, re-mortgages, planning and boundary enquires and investment property. This role will provide a high level of support to the Fee Earners and will assist in the provision of an efficient, personal and professional service at all times, ensuring that business objectives are achieved.
The successful candidate will work very closely with the Legal Advisor and although they will not have set fee targets, they will hold their own files and attend regular review meetings. You will provide support on all aspects of caseload from instruction through to completion on a variety of matters, including sales, purchase, transfers of equity and re-mortgage.
- Previous experience of working in a similar role within Residential Property
- Experience of dealing with completions and holding files (advantageous)
- The ability to think creatively, laterally and commercially (balancing rules, regulations, risks and client interests)
- The dedication to keep up to date with a continually evolving area of law
- The ability to develop a real understanding of our clients' business, how it works, current and future strategies and its relationships with customers, suppliers and partners
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, both face to face and over the phone
- Experience of use of IT systems; digital dictation, case management, MS Word and Outlook
The firm are offering a friendly and supportive working environment, a competitive salary package with 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, health plan, generous staff discounts plus more.
If you are looking for a new change and this sounds like this could be you please apply now, or alternatively call Ross Wallace.
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