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Legal Services Administrator

Employer
The Guinness Partnership
Location
London (Greater)
Salary
Salary includes a £4000 local job supplement
Closing date
7 Jan 2022
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Legal Services Admiistrator (7169)  

About Us
The Guinness Partnership is one of the leading providers of affordable housing and care services in England. We build and manage homes and provide housing services for around 135,000 customers nationwide. Of our 65,000 homes, more than 70% are let at a social or affordable rent, while around 10,000 are owned or part-owned by the people who live in them.

Our vision is to deliver great service, provide great homes, to be a great business and to be a great place to work. Because everything we do is about our customers, our communities and our people, any profit we make is re-invested in new and existing homes and improving services.

About the role
We have a new opportunity for an experienced Legal Services Administrator to join our newly established Inhouse Legal Services team based in London on a permanent basis. 

The successful candidate will be responsible for providing administrative assistance to the Legal Services Team. You will ensure that invoices are paid, records maintained, documents executed, and cases progressed. You’ll prepare information for the Legal Practice Manager and Senior Property Lawyer. Providing administrative support to ensure that all registers and records held in respect of legal documents and cases are maintained so that they are accurate and up to date is another key area of this role.

We are currently trialling hybrid working, which offers the opportunity to work 2 days in the office and 3 days working from home. Specific days to be agreed during the on-boarding process.

About you
You’ll not only be a knowledgeable Legal Services Administrator, but you’ll also be able to demonstrate:

  • Assist in processing legal transactions, including liaising with colleagues, legal firms and customers.
  • Provide administrative support as required (within the boundaries of the role) across the legal services function.
  • Legal registers and case files are up to date.
  • Records of use and costs of external solicitors are collected and analysed.

Essential Qualification:

  • Level 2 (or equivalent) Maths and English.

Desirable:

  • Legal Secretary qualification.

If you’re interested in finding out more about the key responsibilities of the role and/or to ensure you meet the essential criteria, please review the attached role profile.

The Guinness Partnership is an equal opportunities employer.  We are committed to equality of opportunity for all colleagues, and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

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