Job Details

Saracens Solicitors

Job Title:
Legal Administrator
Monday 13th August 2018
Friday 12th October 2018

We are seeking an experienced, positive and personable Legal Administrator to join our team. The successful candidate will undertake several routine and non-routine administration duties within the Residential Property Department. They will also take on some client care work in support of partners and fee-earners within a busy fast paced legal practice. This is an exciting opportunity for a well organised, reliable person who is looking for a long-term role as an administrator.

On offer is a competitive salary in a firm with a progressive and proactive approach to on-going learning and a friendly, professional working environment.

Key Responsibilities Include

* File opening/closures – prepare anti money laundering documentation, set up paper files, check ledger balances, process client documents

* Handling caller and client enquiries

* Billing – preparing invoices and liaising with accounts team

* Taking meeting minutes and preparing agendas

* Requesting and tracking progress of searches with online providers

* Printing, scanning, copying and filing client documents, correspondence and emails

* Completing SDLT returns in draft for approval by fee earners

* Drafting letters, documents, emails, statements, etc

* Dealing with pre- and post-completion requirements

* Scheduling and checking of deeds and documentation

* Completing legal forms and obtaining copy documents from the Land Registry, Local Authorities, etc.

* Liaising with clients and other interested parties as requested by fee earners

* Conducting legal research

Person Specification

Essential Requirements:

* Minimum 12 months experience as a Legal Administrator within a conveyancing department

* Client-facing experience

* Excellent time management with ability to organise and prioritise work

* Focused on accuracy and attention to detail with the ability to proof-read

* Legal research skills

* Ability to work seamlessly under pressure in a busy deadline driven setting

* Demonstrate exceptional communication and people skills. Good command of the English language

* Sound IT skills including working knowledge of Microsoft applications

Recruiter information:
Saracens Solicitors
1 Great Cumberland Place, Marble Arch, London, W1H 7AL, England

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