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Legal Assistant/ Paralegal-Commercial Property

Job Summary

  • Location Portsmouth, Hampshire
  • Salary £20000 - £23000 per annum
  • Contract Type Permanent
  • Sector Office Support & Commercial
  • Date Posted 16 February 2018
  • Ref 3026_1518799953

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Job Description

Legal Assistant/ Paralegal-Commercial Property

Are you looking to join a friendly, welcoming team in a fast-paced exciting department? We are currently looking for an enthusiastic Legal Assistant/ Paralegal to permanently join a busy team within a well-known Legal Solicitors in Portsmouth.

What will your responsibilities be?

  • Providing a high level of secretarial support to the Commercial Solicitor
  • Transcription of digital dictation
  • Liaising with clients, solicitors, lenders, managing agents and other third parties
  • Compiling together the documents using Word, Excel and a Case Management system (Redbrick)
  • Conducting telephone calls to all parties involved in any commercial property transaction
  • Dealing with Land Registry, Local Councils and other third party organisations in Commercial Property matters
  • Assembling documents / attachments to emails as required by Commercial Solicitor
  • Submitting applications to the Land Registry for commercial purchases, leases, lease extensions, transfers etc.
  • Assisting the Commercial Solicitor with file opening, file closing and working with Accounts Department to manage account balances
  • Assisting and promoting the Commercial Department as required and lend assistance to their departments within the organisation when required

What we need from you

  • Ideally needs to have significant experience of working in a Commercial Property department
  • Will be willing undertake transcription of digital dictation; ideally with experience of using Oyez Speech
  • Will be able to prioritize their workload effectively and possess strong organisational skills
  • Will be able to manage and organise physical client / matter files
  • Will be proficient in IT and possess significant Word / Excel skills
  • Process excellent Outlook / email knowledge
  • Can manage a Solicitor's diary effectively
  • Can work from their own initiative and be a strong team player
  • Must be able to perform to a high standard, even under pressure

Salary & Working hours

The salary is negotiable in the region of £20-23k. You will be full-time, 9:00 - 17:15 with an hour for lunch.

For your opportunity to apply for this role either Click the Apply button, email your CV or call Sasha Clarke at the Havant office to discuss the role further.

FPR Group are acting as an employment business in relation to this vacancy.

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Your Key Contact

Sasha Clarke

Sasha Clarke

I specialise in Office Support and Commercial Recruitment and deal with both temporary and permanent vacancies. I have been with FPR Group since May 2017 and I take a great deal of pride in helping my candidates take the next step in their careers doing something that they enjoy. I believe the only…

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