22 May, 2019

Legal Assistant/Paralegal – Conveyancing – North End

  • Biscoes Legal Services Limited
  • Kingston Crescent, Portsmouth PO2 8AQ, UK
Full time Paralegal Conveyancer Support

Job Description

The role

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Legal Assistant/Paralegal to join our Residential Conveyancing Department to be based at our North End office. Working directly with the Head of Department you will support them in all day to day activities to include typing of correspondence, liaising with clients, other firms and estate agents, scanning of important documents, providing and follow up of estimates to clients, preparing draft documentation/letters for approval, assisting with updating Lender Exchange, LMS Legal Stars (training will be provided) and ensuring that all files are kept in order in accordance with the agreed Conveyancing Department Protocol, compliant with CQS and Lexcel quality standards.

The Ideal Candidate

An experienced Legal Assistant/Paralegal who is pro-active, has excellent client care skills, the ability to work on their own initiative and with minimal supervision and has the following:

  • Previous experience of conveyancing procedures for both Freehold and Leasehold properties
  • Previous knowledge of reviewing contract papers and raising enquiries
  • Strong and efficient secretarial and admin skills
  • High level of attention to detail
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Good telephone manner
  • Fast, accurate typing ability
  • IT literate – Microsoft Word/Excel/Outlook
  • Discretion and ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Experience of using a case management system (although not essential as training will be provided)

Salary & Benefits: Competitive depending on experience, flexible holiday policy, contributory company pension, staff bonus scheme, healthcare cash back scheme and membership to Perkbox.

Equal Opportunities

We believe a diverse culture can bring specific skills and personalities and so promote equality and diversity and we are happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments individuals may require in the recruitment process, or once in post.

Biscoes is committed to giving fair support to members of the Armed Forces Community. As such, Biscoes guarantee an interview for any Armed Forces member as long as they meet the requisite criteria set out in the job description. The scheme is not a guaranteed job for members of the Armed Forces Community, as selection procedures will ensure the best candidate for the job is appointed, based on the objective criteria of the role

Competitive Salary

No

Sector

Residential Conveyancing  

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