Residential Property Assistant

  • Job Reference: BH-36612
  • Date Posted: 3 April 2024
  • Recruiter: Law Staff
  • Location: Portsmouth
  • Salary: £1.00 to £27,000
  • Sector: Conveyancing
  • Personnel Type: Legal Secretary

Job Description

Job Title: Residential Property Assistant
Location: Portsmouth
Salary: Up to £27,000 per annum
Working Hours: 8:45am - 5:15pm
Job Ref: BH-36612

About Our Client
Our client a reputable law firm based in Portsmouth, specialising in residential property law. Our firm prides itself on delivering exceptional service to our clients and maintaining a supportive and collaborative work environment. We are currently seeking a highly skilled and experienced Residential Property Assistant to join our client's team and provide dedicated support to one fee earner.

Responsibilities:
- Provide comprehensive administrative support to one fee earner specializing in residential conveyancing.
- Assist with the management of a busy caseload, ensuring all tasks are completed accurately and within specified timeframes.
- Liaise effectively with clients, solicitors, estate agents, and other third parties involved in property transactions.
- Prepare and draft legal documents, including contracts, leases, and completion statements.
- Conduct property searches and assist with due diligence processes.
- Handle pre-completion matters, including exchange of contracts and completion arrangements.
- Maintain accurate and up-to-date client files and records using our case management system.
- Assist with billing and financial transactions related to property transactions.
- Provide exceptional customer service to clients, addressing inquiries and resolving issues promptly and professionally.

Requirements:
- Minimum of 3 years of experience working in residential conveyancing.
- Knowledge and understanding of the conveyancing process from start to finish.
- Completion of CPS training is essential.
- Experience working with case management systems, preferably Red Brick.
- Familiarity with Quill software is desirable.
- Strong administrative and organizational skills, with a keen attention to detail.
- Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
- Ability to work effectively under pressure and meet tight deadlines.
- A proactive and adaptable approach to work, with the ability to work independently as well as part of a team.
- A commitment to delivering high-quality service and maintaining client confidentiality.

Benefits:
- Competitive salary up to £27,000 per annum.
- Opportunities for career development and progression within a supportive and dynamic team.
- A positive and inclusive work environment with a focus on employee well-being.
- Generous holiday allowance and additional benefits package.

If you meet the above requirements and are looking for a challenging and rewarding opportunity in residential property law, we encourage you to apply for this position.