Conveyancing Legal Assistant

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Posted 30+ days ago
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30+ days ago
Conveyancing Legal Assistant - Bedford Attractive salary (doe) We have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and well organised Conveyancing legal assistant to join a friendly, well established and approachable firm in their residential property department. Responsibilities include: * Dealing with queries raised by clients, solicitors, lenders and estate agents * Provide client updates and monitor matter progression * Opening/closing files on the case management system, compliant with the firm's AML and quality standards and SRA and CQS regulations * General administrative tasks * Prepare and submit quotes to clients and drafting completion statements * Check mortgage offers and prepare reports with supervision. * Experience of Leasehold transactions * To be able to prepare apportionment statements for leasehold properties * Carry out searches online * Checking and reporting on searches with supervision * Working towards checking freehold title and raising enquiries with supervision * Use Land Registry portal to submit registrations, replying to requisitions and ordering official copies, leases and title plans * Generate Stamp Duty Land Tax calculations and submit applications * Preparing and submitting bills, receipts and payments to the finance team for fee earners * Occasional reception cover Requirements for this role include: *Preferably previous work experience as a conveyancing assistant * Satisfactory knowledge of day-to-day operations of a legal office * Advanced computer literacy (word, excel, outlook) * Working knowledge of case management software * Proficiency in English * Excellent administrative and organisational skills * Ability to juggle multiple activities and work under pressure * Excellent attention to detail * Basic understanding of the conveyancing process Details: Full Time 9:00 - 5:15 Attractive salary dependent on experience 25 days holiday + BHs Pension scheme Holiday bonus scheme Comprehensive training and development opportunities including support to study for professional qualifications Firm funded eye tests If this role is of interest please send your updated CV to BCL Legal is an equal opportunities employer.
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