Depending on experience
29 Mar 2018
26 Apr 2018
Sam Haigh
Full time
Contract type
An excellent opportunity for an ambitious assistant to pursue a career with this well-regarded firm

The Firm
Our client is one of the UK’s leading law firms, established more than a century ago and offering a wide range of law services to owner-managed, SME businesses across the Home Counties and East Anglia and to private individuals in the UK and internationally. The firm looks to provide pragmatic, practical and commercially-minded legal advice across a broad range of disciplines plus offering specialist services in some areas such as agricultural law. A vacancy has now arisen in the Cambridge office for an assistant to join the residential conveying team. This firm offers an attractive salary and benefits package and encourages staff to develop their careers to the highest level. This is a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious conveyancing assistant to move towards a fee-earning role over time.

The Role
The role is a mixture of secretarial and paralegal duties, supporting fee-earners with a range of administrative tasks.  This will include audio typing, document production, filing and dealing with correspondence, post, and general file maintenance. It also includes running a caseload of conveyancing matters such as managing billings and disbursements, preparing Stamp Duty returns, applications to the Land Registry and completion statements.

The Candidate
Our client looks to recruit ambitious, motivated candidates with very strong skills and who will fit in with the sociable and supportive working environment;
The successful candidate will be a legal secretary or paralegal or possibly law graduate with a minimum of 18 months’ residential conveyancing experience, well organised and with a strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications;
Be able to work to deadlines and understand issues relating to costs;
Have excellent communication skills including on the telephone.
A commitment to providing excellent customer service.

For further details of this conveyancing assistant vacancy, please contact Sam quoting reference SH01641521


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