Salary: £22000 - £24000 per annum
Reference:BCR/JH/11111_1715779282
Location:Redditch, Worcestershire
Sector:
Type:Permanent

Residential Property Legal Assistant

BCR/JH/11111

£22,000 – £24,000

Redditch

Bell Cornwall is actively seeking a highly organised and diligent Residential Property Legal Assistant to join our client’s team in Redditch. This role focuses on providing comprehensive secretarial and administrative support to our residential property fee earners. The successful candidate will manage essential tasks to ensure efficient operations within the firm. We are looking for someone with robust organisational and communication skills, committed to upholding the highest standards of client service.

Key Duties

  • Coordinate the schedules of fee earners, including setting up meetings and appointments.
  • Handle routine client interactions and respond to inquiries swiftly.
  • Offer professional support to clients in person and via phone.
  • Maintain precise client records in the firm’s database, ensuring all communications and file notes are properly documented.
  • Prepare and dispatch client communications and documents, including billing.
  • Uphold strict confidentiality of all client and firm data.
  • Manage the filing and storage of client physical files, facilitating easy access and retrieval.
  • Execute financial tasks, such as managing completion statements, ordering documents from the Land Registry, processing search requests and payments, and handling Stamp Duty procedures, ensuring accounts are settled prior to closure.
  • Process client payments and record receipts.
  • Conduct property searches, compile reports, and gather necessary information as directed by fee earners.
  • Oversee general office responsibilities including mail management, running postal errands, and carrying out clerical duties such as typing, photocopying, filing, and handling emails and faxes.
  • Comply with health and safety standards as per the Health and Safety at Work Act.
  • Take on additional responsibilities as needed by the firm.

Key Criteria

  • Proven background in secretarial and administrative roles, ideally within the residential property sector or a related legal field.
  • Excellent ability to organise and multitask efficiently.
  • Strong communication skills and professional interaction with clients.
  • Knowledge of residential property legal documentation and compliance requirements is preferred.
  • High level of discretion and confidentiality handling sensitive information.

Additional Information

  • Work hours: Monday to Friday, 09:00 – 17:15
  • Holidays: 25 days plus Bank Holidays

This position is an excellent opportunity to play a key role in a dynamic team, providing vital support that enables the seamless operation of the firm. If you are a detail-oriented individual eager to advance your career in a supportive and dynamic environment, please apply through Bell Cornwall Recruitment for the role of Legal Assistant.

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Job Information

Job Reference: BCR/JH/11111_1715779282
Salary:
Salary From: £22000
Salary To: £24000
Job Industries: Legal Jobs
Job Locations: Redditch, Worcestershire
Job Types: Permanent

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BELL CORNWALL RECRUITMENT

(For the purposes of recruiting for this vacancy Bell Cornwall Recruitment is acting as a recruitment agency. Bell Cornwall Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer who welcomes applications from all age groups)

PA/Executive Assistants, Secretarial, Reception, Administration, Marketing, IT, HR, Law, Finance, Customer Services, Sales